These Words Were Written Nearly 55 Years Ago…

On behalf of Kaplin Stewart Meloff Reiter & Stein, P.C. posted in Things That Drive Me Crazy on Mar 2, 2016.

…but they could have been written yesterday.

Read on…

“When television is good, nothing — not the theater, not the magazines or newspapers — nothing is better.

“But when television is bad, nothing is worse. I invite each of you to sit down in front of your television set when your station goes on the air and stay there, for a day, without a book, without a magazine, without a newspaper, without a profit and loss sheet or a rating book to distract you. Keep your eyes glued to that set until the station signs off. I can assure you that what you will observe is a vast wasteland.”

— Newton N. Minow, Chairman of the FCC, 1961-63

You can read the entire speech HERE :


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