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Group, The; Gay Adoption


9/16/93 Gay Adoption

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Group, The
Gay Adoption
Series Description

Nightly public affairs roundtable featuring rotating group of Boston area residents discussing topics drawn from the news. Each program will open with a short produced piece introducing the topic, then join the discussion in progress. No host, panelists are drawn from group of 30-40 people from all walks of life in the Boston community.

SERIES PREMIERED NOV 1991; DISCONTINUED AS OF JAN 1996 Series release date: 11/1991

Program Description

Panelists: Elizabeth Bartholet, professor of law, Harvard Law School; author, Family Bonds: Adoption and the politics of parenting; Richard Packenham, attorney; Jan Platner, executive director, Gay and Lesbian Advocates and Defenders; Joyce Kaufman, attorney; Janet Zeller, director, Tufts Educational Day Care Center.

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type


Talk Show
Local Communities
Mayer, Susan (Series Producer)
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