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The Fairness doctrine, and censorship in schools and libraries / produced by Patrick Esmonde-White ; hosted by Verna Avery Brown.

Program Title:
The Fairness doctrine, and censorship in schools and libraries / produced by Patrick Esmonde-White ; hosted by Verna Avery Brown.
PRA Archive #: 
PZ0220.02
Description: 

Series examining the origins and effects of the radical rights latest crusade against public radio and public television -- particularly the attack on the Pacifica Foundation.|THE FAIRNESS DOCTRINE, AND CENSORSHIP IN SCHOOLS AND LIBRARIES / Produced by Patrick Esmonde-White| hosted by Verna Avery Brown. - SERIES: Tongues re-tied| no. 2 Series examining the origins and effects of the radical rights latest crusade against public radio and public television -- particularly the attack onn the Pacifica Foundation. - CONTENT: pt.1. The Fairness doctrine was designed to ensure that when wealthy interests dominated media coverage, the poor would also be heard. After being scrapped by the Reagan FCC, the Doctrine may be revived -- pt.2. School And library books have long been a target of the Christian right. Starting with a historical report on library censorship in the late 1960's, this issue will be brought into the present. We will learn of the efforts to pack scholl boards, and to defeat the "rainbow" curricula in cities like New York. BROADCAST: Satellite, 11 Aug. 1993.

pt.1. The Fairness doctrine was designed to ensure that when wealthy interests dominated media coverage, the poor would also be heard. After being scrapped by the Reagan FCC, the Doctrine may be revived -- pt.2. School and library books have long been a target of the Christian right. Starting with a historical report on library censorship in the late 1960's, this issue will be brought into the present. We will learn of the efforts to pack school boards, and to defeat the "rainbow" curricula in cities like New York.

Date Recorded on: 
Date Broadcast on: 
Satellite, 11 Aug. 1993.
Item duration: 
1 reel (29 min.) : 7 1/2 ips., mono.|29:00
Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1993.
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