The Fairness Doctrine

James Gattuso and Andrew Jay Schwartzman were interviewed separately about the need for renewing the "Fairness Doctrine". The Fairness… read more

James Gattuso and Andrew Jay Schwartzman were interviewed separately about the need for renewing the "Fairness Doctrine". The Fairness Doctrine, which was repealed in 1987, required broadcast licensees to present controversial issues of public importance in a honest, equal and balanced manner. Several Democrats, including Representative Dennis Kucinich have expressed interest in a revival of the regulation.

This show consists of two 15-minute interviews, aired back to back.

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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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The Fairness Doctrine

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Program ID:
198411-1
Category:
C-SPAN Specials
Format:
Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jun 2, 2007
Last Aired:
Jun 4, 2007

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  • Jun 02, 2007 | 6:37pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jun 04, 2007 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jun 04, 2007 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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