Picks and Pans Review: Speak Up, America

updated 04/21/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

originally published 04/21/1980 AT 01:00 AM EST

NBC (8-9 p.m. ET)

The concept is that average citizens will be prompted to talk about issues of the day in a profound and/or amusing fashion by an odd trio of interviewers: Marjoe Gortner, Olympic hockey coach Herb Brooks and L.A. newswoman Felicia Jeter. The producers of Real People created this special, and if your set is on the blink, the same effect might be obtained by a trip to a local tavern.

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