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...

Minorities and Public Institutions

A January 1978 consideration of whether public institutions should grant minorities preferential treatment in hiring and admissions. The advocates include Harvard law professor Lawrence Tribe. Marilyn Berger is the moderator. Telecast from Boston's Faneuil Hall.

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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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