Filter by

American Perspectives Boston University

Videos

Sorted by Most Recent Airing
Showing 1 - of 6
  • Last Aired

    Debate on Confidentiality of Sources

    A debate was held on the question: “Should the Law Protect Reporters from Having to Disclose Confidential Sources?” Speaking for the affirmative: Judith Miller, a New York Times reporter…

    1,055 views
  • Last Aired

    Boston University Commencement Address

    President Karzai spoke to graduates about facing the challenges of the future, the threat of international terrorism, and reconstruction efforts in Afghanistan.

    126 views
  • Last Aired

    Same-Sex Marriage Debate

    Participants debated the question, “Should Government Accept Same-Sex Marriage?” Arguing “yes” was Mary Bonauto, attorney for Massachusetts' GLAD chapter, who argued the Massachusetts Supreme Court…

    2,265 views
  • Last Aired

    Should the U.S. Remove Saddam Hussein?

    In a series titled “The Great Debate,” participants debated the proposition “Should the U.S. Remove Sadam Hussein?” Following the formal presentations of arguments for and against the…

    452 views
  • Last Aired

    Television Air Time for Political Candidates

    Following opening arguments and rebuttals by participants over the proposition that free television time should be provided to political candidates in a campaign, members of the audience…

    117 views
  • Last Aired

    Nina Totenberg Speech

    NPR’s Legal Affairs Correspondent Nina Totenberg spoke about a variety of issues, including Senator Bob Packwood’s (R-OR) recent ethics investigation and resulting retirement. After her…

    105 views