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Advocates; Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war?

Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war? Moderator: Victor Palmieri Advocate: Howard Miller Advocate: Maxwell Greenburg Guest: Robert Montgomery - Asst. to Gen. Counsel, Dep't. of the Army Witnesses: John Kerry - Former Gunboat C.O., Mekong Delta Ronald Ridenhour Prof. Richard R. Baxter - Harvard Law School Frederick R. Stofft - Brig. Gen. (Ret) A.U.S. Jerry M. Tinker - Consultant to Dep't of Defense


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war?
Program Number

121

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: Maxwell Greenberg Guest: Robert Montgomery - Asst. to Gen. Counsel, Department of the Army Witnesses: John Kerry - Former Gunboat C.O., Mekong Delta Ronald Ridenhour Prof. Richard R. Baxter - Harvard Law School Frederick R. Stofft - Brig. Gen. (Ret) A.U.S. Jerry M. Tinker - Consultant to Dep't of Defense

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Debate
Topics
Social Issues
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war?,” WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed September 29, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E59ADC31C748469D8E959C61E2CD7135.
MLA: “Advocates; Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war?.” WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. September 29, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E59ADC31C748469D8E959C61E2CD7135>.
APA: Advocates; Should the U.S. Army instruct every soldier to ignore any military order to engage in conduct that he reasonably believes to contrary to international laws of war?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E59ADC31C748469D8E959C61E2CD7135
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