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VIETNAM JOHN CHANCELLOR SSR #2520 SIDE A This is October 7th, 1982. We're doing a WGBH production #TVP 004 on Vietnam, interview with John Chancellor. This is Sound Roll #2520, coming up on camera roll #538. Here's a reference tone. Okay. Rolling. Beep, A JOHN CHANCELLOR SOUND ROLL #2521 SIDE B OF TAPE This is the start of Sound Roll #2521. Camera roll #540 coming up. It's October 7th TVP 004, Vietnam interview with John Chancellor. Here's a reference. Tone. This is sync 4 coming up, sync 4. Rolling. Beep, 'm saying is... Tone. Five. Coming up on five. Rolling. Tone. Is it November '61? Okay, John
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John Chancellor was a White House press correspondent during the early Johnson administration. In 1965, he became director of Voice of America. Here he describes President Johnson’s relationship with the media and his mission at Voice of America. He discusses the challenge of broadcasting America’s first “televised war” and describes tension for journalists between covering anti-war activity and amplifying it. He recalls Spiro Agnew’s attack on the press... more
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10/07/1982
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Vietnam: A Television History / Homefront USA
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are William McCue, a former prison inmate, and Jessica Mitford, author. Advocate Crawford Morris says, "no." The abuses to which prisoners are put in human experimentation are extremely rare. The real important problem that we face tonight is whether suffering and disease will ever be cured if we banned experimentation. My witnesses tonight are Dr. John Arnold, Director of the Harry S. Truman Laboratory in Kansas City, and Dr. Monroe Trout, Vice, Crawford Morris, who's making his first appearance with us tonight. He's an attorney from Cleveland who has specialized in medicine and the law. We'll be back to these gentlemen for their cases in a moment, but first a word
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Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Tom Bourdeaux Advocate: Crawford Morris Witnesses: William McCue: Prison Health Project Jessica Mitford: Author Kind and Unusual Punishment John Arnold, MD: Truman Research Laboratory, University of Missouri Monroe Trout, MD: Vice President Sterling Drug Co.
Date Created
2/21/1974
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Advocates / Should All Medical Experiments on Prisoners Be Banned?
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In "City Motion Space Game," a double-channel work, choreographer Gus Solomons, Jr., provides narration and movement for a work created in collaboration with writer Mary Feldhaus-Weber and composer John Morris. Here Solomons is seen dancing in the WGBH studios.
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1968?
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Rockefeller Artists in Television / City Motion Space Game
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Joyce Trisler conceptualized and choreographed, Mary Feldhaus-Weber wrote, and John Morris composed the score for this fantasy dramatic work about three fairies, Foxcroft, Seraphina, and Norbert Biener and a young boy called Patch. The work concerns the choices we make, and the power of wishes.
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1971?
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Rockefeller Artists in Television / I Wish I Might
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of Political Science at Southeastern Massachusetts University, and George Ball, former Under Secretary of State. Arguing against the proposal is New York attorney Morris Abram, former U.S. Representative to the United Nations Commission on Human Rights, and former President of Brandeis University. Appearing as witnesses for Mr. Abram are Ben Nitay, Economic Consultant from Boston Consulting Group, and Robert Tucker, Professor of International Politics at Johns Hopkins University, that the Carter administration really means what it says about human rights. With me tonight are Professor Naseer Aruri and former Under Secretary of State, George Ball. Advocate Morris Abram says, no
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Moderator: Marilyn Berger Advocate: Fouad Ajami Advocate: Morris Abram Witnesses: Naseer Aruri - Prof. Political Science, Southeastern Mass. University George Ball - Former Undersecretary of State Ben Nitay - Economic Consultant (later to be known as Benjamin Netanyahu) Robert Tucker - Prof. International Politics, Johns Hopkins University Produced by WGBH at Faneuil Hall.
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06/06/1978
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Advocates / Should the United States Support 'Self-Determination' for Palestinians in a Middle East Peace Settlement?
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This episode of "Rockefeller Artists in Television" features "City Motion, Space Game," a collaborative work of choreographer Gus Solomans, Jr., writer Mary Feldhaus-Weber and composer John Morris.<br><br> In "City Motion Space Game," a double-channel work, choreographer Gus Solomons, Jr., provides narration and movement for a work created in collaboration with writer Mary Feldhaus-Weber and composer John Morris... more
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1968?
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Rockefeller Artists in Television / City Motion Space Game
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in support of the proposal is Representative Morris Udall, Democrat from Arizona. Appearing as witnesses with Mr. Udall are Democratic Senators Hubert Humphrey from Minnesota and Edmund Muskie from Maine. Arguing against the proposal, between the President and the Congress; and specifically, our question is this: "Should the President spend the money that Congress appropriates?" Advocate Morris Udall says, "Yes." Next year's federal budget is $280
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Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Morris Udall Advocate: Charls Walker Witnesses: Sen. Hubert Humphrey – (D) Minnesota Sen. Edmund Muskie – (D) Maine Caspar Weinberger – Secretary of HEW, Director of Budget 1972-73 Sen. William Roth – (R ) Delaware
Date Created
2/15/1973
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Advocates / Should the president spend the money Congress appropriates?
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This episode of "Rockefeller Artists in Television" features "I Wish I Might," a collaborative work of choreographer Joyce Trisler writer Mary Feldhaus-Weber, and composer John Morris.<br><br> Joyce Trisler conceptualized and choreographed, Mary Feldhaus-Weber wrote, and John Morris composed the score for this fantasy dramatic work... more
Date Created
1971?
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Rockefeller Artists in Television / I Wish I Might
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In this documentary-style work, critics, artists, and musicians are interviewed about the New York music scene and its many influences. Early on, the "talking head" interviewees are juxtaposed with images that illustrate the concept of a "New York sound" -- street scenes, construction workers, a Salvation Army band, and a host of street performers. Composer and performer John Zorn and rock band Sonic Youth are featured in detail... more
Date Created
1989
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New Television / New Television
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? And should there be an absolute ceiling on campaign expenditures? Tonight our debate will focus on the principles underlying one of these bills introduced by Congressman Morris Udall of Arizona and John Anderson of Illinois. It provides
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Moderator: Evan Semerjian Advocate: Joseph Biden Advocate: Tom Bourdeaux Witnesses: Sen. Joseph Biden (D) Delaware Rep. John Anderson - (R) Illinois George Webster - Washington Attorney David Wilson - Boston Globe
Date Created
2/7/1974
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Advocates / Should The Federal Government Subsidize Political Campaigns and Limit Individual Contributions?