Fun_People Archive
10 Feb
W.F. Buckley joins Glasser to DEFEND cybersmut

Date: Sat, 10 Feb 96 17:36:20 -0800
From: Peter Langston <psl>
To: Fun_People
Subject: W.F. Buckley joins Glasser to DEFEND cybersmut

From: Jim Warren <jwarren@WELL.COM>

First, Buckley ardently supports legalizin' drugs; now he's joining *with*
the ACLU's Ira Glasser to defend electrosex, while good ol' Bill Clinton's
appointee is gonna defend censorship.  Hot dang -- it's gittin' harder 'n'
harder to figer out who good Liberals is s'posed to demonize, these daze.

>From: "Susan D. Prince" <>
>FYI, the next program in the occasional FIRING LINE SPECIAL DEBATE series
>is titled & described as follows:
>Description:  Porn on the Internet is not the sole aspect of the argument.
>The telecommunications bill currently before Congress could change the
>ground rules for every area of the communications industry.  Can the new
>technology be regulated?  In an era when every desktop has the power to
>become a broadcasting station, is government intervention in it actually
>possible?  If so, is it right or wrong and where does the First Amendment
>fit in?  Should the protection of children prevail over the adult right of
>free access to information?
>Ira Glasser, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union will
>join host William F.  Buckley to argue in favor of the resolution.  FCC
>chairman Reed Hundt heads the other side.  Other debate guests TBD.
>Michael Kinsley moderates.
>PBS Distribution Date/Time -- Fri., 3/22/96, 2100-2300 EST
>The usual caveat -- check local listings for airdate and time in your
>market. While the production values for this series are mediocre, at best,
>the content is often provocative and enlightening.

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