Michael Powell to resign?
Sun Jan 23 11:58:00 EST 2005
>>> The principle you espouse (known as
> "prior restraint") is something the courts and therefore Congress have
> been historically reluctant to impose. Powell was probably right not
> go down that road
We did at one point have the "seven dirty words" though. Or was that
just a George Carlin story?<<
That wasn't PRIOR restraint. The "seven words you can't say on
television" routine was broadcast by WBAI in New York. The resulting
complaints and FCC ruling were after the fact.
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