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Advocates; Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?

Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)? Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Khandakar Ahmed – Foreign Minister, Bangla Desh (on film) Rehman Sobhan – Envoy, Bangla Desh John Stonehouse – British Parliament Z.A. Bhutto – Chairman, Pakistan People’s Party (on film) Benjamin Oehlert – Ambassador to Pakistan 1967-69 Krishna Rasgotra – Acting Ambassador, India Peter Frelinghuysen – House Committee on Foreign Affairs Produced by WGBH, bears WGBH copyright


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?
Program Number

84

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: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: William Rusher Witnesses: Khandakar Ahmed – Foreign Minister, Bangla Desh (on film) Rehman Sobhan – Envoy, Bangla Desh John Stonehouse – British Parliament Z.A. Bhutto – Chairman, Pakistan People’s Party (on film) Benjamin Oehlert – Ambassador to Pakistan 1967-69 Krishna Rasgotra – Acting Ambassador, India Peter Frelinghuysen – House Committee on Foreign Affairs Produced by WGBH, bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:64:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D58A56AD52D34A78BB3D3069C9F15787.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D58A56AD52D34A78BB3D3069C9F15787>.
APA: Advocates; Should the United States support independence for East Pakistan (Bangladesh)?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D58A56AD52D34A78BB3D3069C9F15787
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