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A panel discussion stressing the role of Congress in both the formulation and execution of U.S. foreign policy. Topics covered include: the difficulties of détente, American attitudes toward the United Nations, the dangers of nuclear…

Victor Cizanckas, chief of police for Menlo Park, California, describes his vision of the future role of the police, whom he sees abandoning the bureaucratic, paramilitary style to act with broader discretion to provide the community with social as…

John W. Macy, Jr., former president of the Public Broadcasting Corporation, gives a step-by-step account of the process by which public broadcasting was established, flourished, and was finally brought to its present enfeebled state. Featuring Harry…

A discussion in response to exiled South African journalist Ronald M. Segal's proposal in favor of local control over television program content. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Lloyd Cutler, James Loper, Fred Warner Neal, Lawrence Rogers, Antonin…

A discussion of Judaism as a living entity, constantly evolving historically and transforming itself spiritually. Panelists assess the "new" ethnicity, the concept of "chosenness," messianism, and the change in moral values which has come about as a…

An examination of subtler forms of control over the press than overt government censorship, such as intimidation and manipulation through regulatory agencies like the FCC. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Rick J. Carlson, John Cogley, Reuven Frank, Norton…

A discussion of Judaism as a living entity, constantly evolving historically and transforming itself spiritually. Panelists assess the "new" ethnicity, the concept of "chosenness," messianism, and the change in moral values which has come about as a…

A discussion revolving around whether the First Amendment gives broadcasters the right to be unfair, and what the proper relationship between the government and the media should be. Featuring Harry S. Ashmore, Rick J. Carlson, Harry Kalven, Fred…

A discussion of Judaism as a living entity, constantly evolving historically and transforming itself spiritually. Panelists assess the "new" ethnicity, the concept of "chosenness," messianism, and the change in moral values which has come about as a…

In this panel discussion, the participants analyze the possibility of creating a private, independent organization charged with evaluating American media performance in order to assure responsible and accurate television news, an approach that has…