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This edition: The 'Vast Wasteland'... A Half Century Later

Episode Details

Original tape date: November 11, 2011.

First aired: February 5, 2012.

Newton Minow, the FCC Chairman under John F. Kennedy, recalls his legendary 1961 speech labeling television as a “vast wasteland.”

Guest List

Richard D. Heffner Host, The Open Mind

Newton Minow FCC Chairman