Education: TV for Teacher

For 20 years, U.S. educators have been kicking themselves for their shortsightedness: when radio came in, they let it go commercial without even putting up a fight, left themselves with only the crumbs the networks saw fit to spare. Some of them do not intend to make the same mistake with TV.

By last week, seven of the nation's most powerful education associations* had banded together in a Joint Committee on Educational Television, engaged Brigadier General Telford Taylor, U.S. prosecutor at the Niirnberg trials, to argue their case before the FCC. The Joint Committee's demands: 1) at least one television channel (in...

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