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Social Control and the Tube 

In an op-ed, Sanders critiques profit-driven commercial television for trying to create "a nation of morons" and argues for an alternative: public ownership.

Bernie Sanders

Published February 13, 1979 at 4:00 a.m.

This article was republished in the Seven Days online archive with permission from the owner of Vanguard Press, a free weekly in circulation 1978-1990.
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