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

Has Christmas become a carnival of commercialism? Guests: lawyers Lisle Baker, Joseph Oteri. Host: Victor Palmieri. Taped in 1970.

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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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