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Program Number007
TitleThe Prevailing Bias
PBS Number-
Moderator-
HostBuckley, William F. (William Frank), 1925-2008.
Guest(s)1) Susskind, David, 1920-  - television producer and personality

Taped onMay 2, 1966 (New York City, NY)
Broadcast Date-
Duration50 minutes (or hh:mm:ss)
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SummaryThe tone is set in the first few minutes, when Mr. Susskind responds to the introduction (in which WFB had said, among other things, "Mr. Susskind is a staunch liberal. If there were a contest for the title Mr. Eleanor Roosevelt, he would unquestionably win it") by saying: "I must say that I regard that introduction as somewhat rude and insulting, Mr. Buckley. I had hoped, on the occasion of your having your own television program, you would abandon your traditional penchant for personal bitchiness and stick to facts and issues; but evidently your rude behavior is congenital and compulsive. And so I forgive you." But among the billingsgate there is serious discussion of the current offerings on the airwaves, the tendency of the Jewish community to resist the anti-Communist movement, and more.
Subject Heading(s)Liberalism -- United States.
Related Document(s)Type(s): Transcript
Type(s): Transcript
Type(s): Research materials
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