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Advocates; Should the US encourage withdrawal of investment from South Africa to promote political change?

Approximate date: 1978


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the US encourage withdrawal of investment from South Africa to promote political change?
Program Number

512

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 Harrington Advocate: Randall Robinson Advocate: Roger Fisher Witnesses: Dennis Brutus – Poet and Professor of English, Northwestern University Jennifer Davis – American Committee on Africa Chester Crocker – Director of African Studies, Georgetown University Alex Boraine – Member, Opposition Party, South African Parliament Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall. Bears WGBH copyright.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the US encourage withdrawal of investment from South Africa to promote political change?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD34344D1BE347E48DDE2AB853501097.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the US encourage withdrawal of investment from South Africa to promote political change?.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD34344D1BE347E48DDE2AB853501097>.
APA: Advocates; Should the US encourage withdrawal of investment from South Africa to promote political change?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CD34344D1BE347E48DDE2AB853501097
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