Free speech for sale a Bill Moyer's special

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This program examines the effect money has on free speech and political debate. In our society large corporations are increasingly able to drown out opposition by buying large amounts of air time, while their opponents are silenced by their lack of money. The program also investigates the consequences for our democracy as media outlets are increasingly coming under control of only a few corporations.; The program is produced by Public Affairs Television, Inc. with Okapi Productions, LLC."--Container.
Moyers, Bill D.
Public Affairs Television (Firm); Films for the Humanities (Firm); WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
North American Culture; American Culture; Government, Law, Politics; Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor; Government, Law, Politics; Economics, Business, Commerce, Labor; Freedom of speech; Business and politics United States; Corporations United States Political activity; Political campaigns United States; Lobbying United States; Mass media United States; Mass media Political aspects United States
North America; United States
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57 minutes; color


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Narrator, Bill Moyers.
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Filename: lms-090242; Fedora 2 PID: umd:1928; Handle Identifier: hdl:1903.1/1084; OCLC: ocm41602755; Catalog Key: alephsys002508891; Catalog Key: FFH 9103

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