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...

Halting Nuclear Power Plant Construction

Whether there should be a moratorium on the construction of nuclear-power plants. Witnesses include nuclear scientist A. David Rossin. Michael Dukakis moderates.

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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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