The Advocates

  • 1978
  • TV Show
  • None

A Peabody-winning series of lively debates on controversial social issues. Topics included public schools, capital punishment, nuclear energy, the legalization of marijuana, national health insurance and the funding of public TV. Among the moderators were Victor Palmieri, Howard Miller, William Rusher, Marilyn Berger and future Democratic presidential candidate...

High School Competency Tests

Minimum-competency tests, which high-school students in many states are required to pass before they may graduate. Marilyn Berger is the moderator.

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  • Premiered: January 26, 1978
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A Peabody-winning series of lively debates on controversial social issues. Topics included public schools, capital punishment, nuclear energy, the legalization of marijuana, national health insurance and the funding of public TV. Among the moderators were… (more)

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