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Advocates; Would the Nation be Better Off if Fewer People Went to College

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01/03/1974

Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Collette Manoil Advocate: John Burgess Witnesses: Fritz Machlup: New York University Paul Kurtz: Professor of Philosophy, Buffalo Freda Rebelsky: Professor of Psychology, Boston University Dr. Kenneth Tollett: Howard University


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Series
Advocates
Program
Would the Nation be Better Off if Fewer People Went to College
Program Number

410

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:  Evan Semerjian Advocate:  Collette Manoil Advocate:  John Burgess Witnesses: Fritz Machlup – New York University Paul Kurtz – Professor of Philosophy, Buffalo Freda Rebelsky – Professor of Psychology, Boston University Dr. Kenneth Tollett – Howard University Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.  Bears WGBH copyright

Duration

00:59:10

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Rebelsky, Freda, 1931-
Tollett, Kenneth S.
Machlup, Fritz, 1902-1983
Kurtz, Paul, 1925-
Locations
Faneuil Hall, Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Burgess, John (Guest)
Tollett, Kenneth (Guest)
Semerjian, Evan (Moderator)
Machlup, Fritz (Guest)
Rebelsky, Freda (Guest)
Kurtz, Paul (Guest)
Manoil, Collette (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Would the Nation be Better Off if Fewer People Went to College,” 01/03/1974, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D61BE5FE7C7E47BCB950443F8B4A5D74.
MLA: “Advocates; Would the Nation be Better Off if Fewer People Went to College.” 01/03/1974. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D61BE5FE7C7E47BCB950443F8B4A5D74>.
APA: Advocates; Would the Nation be Better Off if Fewer People Went to College. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_D61BE5FE7C7E47BCB950443F8B4A5D74
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