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Advocates; Should Social Security benefits be financed in part from general tax revenues?

Part of The Advocates.

02/01/1973

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Gus Tyler Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Sen. Harrison Williams – (D) New Jersey Nelson Cruikshank – President, National Council of Senior Citizens Robert Myers – Chief Actuary 1947-70, Social Security Administration Sen. Jack Miller – Senate Finance Committee 1969-73


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Social Security benefits be financed in part from general tax revenues?
Program Number

317

Series Description

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

Program Description

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Gus Tyler Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Sen. Harrison Williams – (D) New Jersey Nelson Cruikshank – President, National Council of Senior Citizens Robert Myers – Chief Actuary 1947-70, Social Security Administration Sen. Jack Miller – Senate Finance Committee 1969-73 Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall. Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:36

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Tyler, Gus
Rusher, William A., 1923-2011
Myers, Robert, 1940-
Williams, Harrison A.
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Contributors
Rusher, William (Guest)
Miller, Jack (Guest)
Myers, Robert (Guest)
Cruikshank, Nelson (Guest)
Williams, Harrison (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Tyler, Gus (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Social Security benefits be financed in part from general tax revenues?,” 02/01/1973, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C96443D02C1546CFAECDDD4190945C79.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Social Security benefits be financed in part from general tax revenues?.” 02/01/1973. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C96443D02C1546CFAECDDD4190945C79>.
APA: Advocates; Should Social Security benefits be financed in part from general tax revenues?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_C96443D02C1546CFAECDDD4190945C79
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