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Words and Lists and Stuff

October 17, 2012

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My home projects have consumed every waking hour for almost two weeks. I’ve remodeled the entire living room by adding a wall of bookcases — from floor to ceiling, over 9 feet high! — and moving the kids’ school station out of the room into a corner of the dining room. I finally have enough […]

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Why Do You Watch Television?

March 24, 2008

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I recently read Newton Minow’s speech, “Television and the Public Interest.” Newton Minow was FCC Chairman, and gave the speech in May 1961. It was renamed “Television and the Vast Wasteland” because that was the most memorable part of the speech. Have you ever read it? Do you read speeches? If you do not, it […]

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