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...

The Advocates

Lawyers Joseph Oteri and Lisle Baker, and Rep. Jonathan Bingham (D-N.Y.) talk about Nixon's proposed Federal welfare plan. Taped in 1969.

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  • Premiered: January 26, 1978
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  • 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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