Firing Line: Panama Canal Treaties
Before the U.S. Senate considered their ratification in 1978, the Panama Canal Treaties were the subject of a television… read more
Before the U.S. Senate considered their ratification in 1978, the Panama Canal Treaties were the subject of a television debate. William F. Buckley debated for ratification and Governor Ronald Reagan debated against ratification. The event was chaired by Senator Sam Ervin. The other participants served as examiners. close
People in this video
- Ellsworth Bunker Negotiator Department of State->Panama Treaties
- James Burnham Editor National Review
- Sam Ervin U.S. Senator (Former) [D] North Carolina
- Roger Fontaine Adjunct Fellow U.S. Global Strategy Council
- John McCain Jr. Commander in Chief (Former) U.S. Navy->Pacific Command
- Ronald Reagan Governor (Former) California
- George Will Syndicated Columnist Washington Post Writers Group
- Elmo Zumwalt Jr. Chief (Former) U.S. Navy->Operations
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