It's Debatable: October 4, 1968 - Student power
Drugs, student power, non-conformity, problems in education - adults can talk about these subjects all they want, but it's the students who really know the score. This was the premise behind It's Debatable, a CBC Radio program that ran on Friday evenings during the socially turbulent years of 1967 to 1969. Recorded in high school auditoriums, the panel would typically consist of two teenage students (usually a girl and a boy) and an adult expert in the topic at hand. Walter Pitman hosted during the spring of 1967, but the host from September 1967 onward was the witty and provocative Elwy Yost.
Program: It's Debatable
Broadcast Date: Oct. 4, 1968
Guest(s): Frank Balmer, Tim Johnson
Moderator: Elwy Yost
Photo: Photographer: Terry Pearce / Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa
Last updated: March 27, 2014
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