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    By the age of six the average child will have completed the basic American education.... From television, the child will have learned how to pick a lock, commit a fairly elaborate bank holdup, prevent wetness all day long, get the laundry twice as white, and kill people with a variety of sophisticated armaments.

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America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence read more

America's future will be determined by the home and the school. The child becomes largely what he is taught; hence we must watch what we teach, and how we live.

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Television: A medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.

Television: A medium. So called because it is neither rare nor well done.

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America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be read more

America is the most grandiose experiment the world has seen, but, I am afraid, it is not going to be a success.

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"If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow.

"If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow.

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What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and read more

What's right about America is that although we have a mess of problems, we have great capacity - intellect and resources - to do some thing about them

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All television is children's television.

All television is children's television.

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Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

Whatever America hopes to bring to pass in the world must first come to pass in the heart of America.

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America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. read more

America makes prodigious mistakes, America has colossal faults, but one thing cannot be denied: America is always on the move. She may be going to Hell, of course, but at least she isn't standing still.

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Television is the literature of the illiterate, the culture of the low-brow, the wealth of the poor, the privilage of read more

Television is the literature of the illiterate, the culture of the low-brow, the wealth of the poor, the privilage of the underprivilaged, the exclusive club of the excluded masses.

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