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Stanton:

How can you prevent it from happening?

Q:

What is your solution to--

Stanton:

Character of the broadcaster.

Q:

Because some people would then move to say it's the responsibility of the government to interdict--.

Stanton:

That's where I would differ, because then I really get scared because I lived through a period when there was a chairman of an important Senate committee who felt that a certain movie shouldn't be shown on television. Today you wouldn't even blink an eye.

Q:

You're talking about [John O.] Pastore?

Stanton:

Yes, sure.

Q:

What are your feelings about the current political climate in Washington?

Stanton:

Current?

Q:

The current, the Republican Congress, in terms of are they going to move in? Can we trust them to maintain First Amendment rights? You've seen a lot of administrations and you've seen a lot of Congresses and you've seen the Republican Party at its best and its worst. What do you think about the current climate?



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