XM gets "sirius"

A. Joseph Ross lawyer@attorneyross.com
Sun Dec 28 22:34:42 EST 2003

On 28 Dec 2003 at 19:49, SteveOrdinetz wrote:

> This "lowest common denominator" argument has been around for decades. 
> Who was the FCC commisioner who described tv as a "vast wasteland"?  This
> was in the 50s if I'm not mistaken.  So much for "golden era".  

It was Newton J. Minow, chairman of the FCC during the Kennedy Administration, circa 
1962.  Shortly after that, on a TV variety show, Jimmy Durante announced, "Da next hour will 
be devoted to upliftin' da quality of television.  At least, Newt, we're tryin'!"

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