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Advocates; Should Your State Carry Out Death Sentences?

Part of The Advocates.

06/24/1979

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Avi Nelson Advocate: Margaret Marshall Witnesses: Arthur Shuman, Jr. – Former Assistant DA, Philadelphia Sen. Dale Volker – New York State Legislature Don Reid – Publisher Emeritus, “The Huntsville Item” Professor Alan Dershowitz – Harvard Law School Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should Your State Carry Out Death Sentences?
Program Number

618

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: Avi Nelson Advocate: Margaret Marshall Witnesses: Arthur Shuman, Jr. – Former Assistant DA, Philadelphia Sen. Dale Volker – New York State Legislature Don Reid – Publisher Emeritus, “The Huntsville Item” Professor Alan Dershowitz – Harvard Law School Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:43

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Volker, Dale M.
Dershowitz, Alan M.
Locations
Boston, Massachusetts
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Shuman, Arthur (Guest)
Volker, Dale (Guest)
Marshall, Margaret (Guest)
Nelson, Avi (Guest)
Reid, Don (Guest)
Dershowitz, Alan (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should Your State Carry Out Death Sentences?,” 06/24/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 9, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E88C09C767DA48A3A64C9FB078446FCC.
MLA: “Advocates; Should Your State Carry Out Death Sentences?.” 06/24/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 9, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E88C09C767DA48A3A64C9FB078446FCC>.
APA: Advocates; Should Your State Carry Out Death Sentences?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E88C09C767DA48A3A64C9FB078446FCC
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