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Advocates; Should We Have a Permanent Special Prosecutor's Office?

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Should We Have a Permanent Special Prosecutor's Office?
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A SERIES OF DEBATES with a moderator facilitating the discussion of national and international issues - using advocates who would introduce witnesses to support their point of view. Debates recorded at Boston's Faneuil Hall. Moderators included: Michael Dukakis; Marilyn Berger; Michael Harrington, Robert Maynard. (Premiered October, 1969; conceived by Prof. Roger Fisher.) Other participants included Barney Frank, Avi Nelson, Antonin Scalia, S.I. Hayakawa, Paul Simon, Albert Shankar, Richard Bolling, Pete McCloskey, Chester Crocker, John Anderson, Elmo Zumwalt, George Ball, John Kenneth Galbraith, William Colby, Eleanor Smeal, Phyllis Schlafly, Sam Ervin, Laurence Tribe, Daniel Schorr, Orrin Hatch, Morris Udall, Edward Kennedy, George McGovern, Jake Garn, Paul Tsongas, Alan Dershowitz. Series release date: 1969

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Moderator:  Charles Rogovin Advocate:  Henry Rothblatt Advocate:  Lloyd Weinreb Witnesses: Lloyd Cutler – Attorney, Washington, DC Mitchell Rogovin – Former US Assistant Attorney General David Austern – Assistant US Attorney 1965-1969 Harry McPherson – Presidential Counsel 1965-1969 Co-produced with WCVE-TV, Richmond VA.   Taped at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, VA.  Bears WGBH copyright.



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Public Affairs
Social Issues
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