Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?
Part of The Advocates.
A special, bi-lingual edition of the Advocates Moderator: Michael Dukakis Advocate: Jaime Fuster Advocate: Joaquin Marquez Advocate: Fernando Martin Witnesses: Jose Arsenio Torres - Professor, University of Puerto Rico and Former Senator Reinaldo Paniagua - Former Secretary of State Ruben Berrios Martinez - President, Puerto Rican Independence Party Co-produced with the Institute of Politics at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
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- Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?
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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
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- Paniagua, Reinaldo
- Berríos Martínez, Rubén
- Arsenio-Torres, Jose
- Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933-
- Puerto Rico--History--1952-1998
- Marquez, Joaquin
- United States--Relations--Puerto Rico
- United States--Territories and possessions
- Martin, Fernando
- Fuster Berlingeri, Jaime B.
- Nationalism--Puerto Rico--History--20th century ---
- Puerto Rico--History--Autonomy and independence movements
- Puerto Rico--Relations--United States
- Cambridge, MA
- Public Affairs
- Social Issues
- Berríos Martínez, Rubén (Guest)
- Fuster Berlingeri, Jaime B. (Guest)
- Marquez, Joaquin (Guest)
- Arsenio-Torres, Jose (Guest)
- Paniagua, Reinaldo (Guest)
- Martin, Fernando (Guest)
- Dukakis, Michael S. (Michael Stanley), 1933- (Moderator)
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- Supported by a grant from the Open Society Foundations.
- Chicago: “Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?,” 05/06/1979, GBH Archives, accessed November 30, 2021, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523.
- MLA: “Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?.” 05/06/1979. GBH Archives. Web. November 30, 2021. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523>.
- APA: Advocates; Should Puerto Rico Become a State, a Commonwealth, or an Independent Nation?. Boston, MA: GBH Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_2974AD72D8C24D7D9550E15330DE6523