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Advocates; Should We Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants?

Part of The Advocates.

05/13/1979

Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Anthony Roisman Advocate: Avi Nelson Witnesses: Michio Kaku – Nuclear Physicist, CCNY Charles Komanoff – Energy Analyst Barry Commoner – Environmentalist, Washington University David Rossin – Commonwealth Edison Alan Manne – Stanford University Taped live at Ohio State University. Local Ohio cable subscribers with QUBE system are able to vote on many questions with their answers shown on screen during the program.


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Series
Advocates
Program
Should We Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants?
Program Number

613

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: Anthony Roisman Advocate: Avi Nelson Witnesses: Michio Kaku – Nuclear Physicist, CCNY Charles Komanoff – Energy Analyst Barry Commoner – Environmentalist, Washington University David Rossin – Commonwealth Edison Alan Manne – Stanford University Taped live at Ohio State University. Local Ohio cable subscribers with QUBE system are able to vote on many questions with their answers shown on screen during the program. Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Bears WGBH copyright.

Duration

00:59:44

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Commoner, Barry, 1917-
Rossin, A. David
Komanoff, Charles
Kaku, Michio
Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
Roisman, Anthony Z.
Locations
Ohio State University
Genres
Debate
Topics
Public Affairs
Social Issues
Contributors
Commoner, Barry (Guest)
Kaku, Michio (Guest)
Dukakis, Michael (Moderator)
Manne, Alan (Guest)
Nelson, Avi (Guest)
Komanoff, Barry (Guest)
Roisman, Anthony (Guest)
Rossin, David (Guest)
Publication Information
Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
Citation
Chicago: “Advocates; Should We Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants?,” 05/13/1979, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 6, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EF567C6C57F54DCAA3AD750DF67F12B3.
MLA: “Advocates; Should We Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants?.” 05/13/1979. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 6, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EF567C6C57F54DCAA3AD750DF67F12B3>.
APA: Advocates; Should We Stop Construction Of Nuclear Power Plants?. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_EF567C6C57F54DCAA3AD750DF67F12B3
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