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Advocates; Election ‘80: Which candidate best shows the ability to lead our country for the next four years?

10/28/1980

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Series
Advocates
Program
Election ‘80: Which candidate best shows the ability to lead our country for the next four years?
Program Number

705

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 for John Anderson: Mitchell Rogovin Advocate for Jimmy Carter: Charles Nesson Advocate for Ronald Reagan: Avi Nelson Witnesses: Jack Watson – Chief of Staff, Carter White House Ed Meese – Chief of Staff, Reagan-Bush Committee David Garth – Anderson Campaign Director Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:60:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Election ‘80: Which candidate best shows the ability to lead our country for the next four years?,” 10/28/1980, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4E1C10C4903416F9601538DB1B811AB.
MLA: “Advocates; Election ‘80: Which candidate best shows the ability to lead our country for the next four years?.” 10/28/1980. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4E1C10C4903416F9601538DB1B811AB>.
APA: Advocates; Election ‘80: Which candidate best shows the ability to lead our country for the next four years?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D4E1C10C4903416F9601538DB1B811AB
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