Milestones: Nov. 12, 1990

DIED. Herbert Brodkin, 77, innovative television producer who examined such subjects as Nazism (Holocaust and Skokie), euthanasia, blacklisting and abortion (episodes of The Defenders); in New York City. Brodkin charged that the networks claimed to give viewers what they want, but in failing to give them "anything good," they "have reduced the audience's level of receptivity to a bunch of monkeys asking for the same peanuts."


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