owning TV stations

Yoshie Furuhashi furuhashi.1 at osu.edu
Tue Dec 3 10:16:03 PST 2002

>At 08:50 AM 12/03/2002 -0500, you wrote:
>> > First a fact: The enemy owns, and will _always_ own the TV stations.
>>defeatist. you've just written off the bulk of mass media. if the enemy
>>can own it, so can we. it just takes work.
>Shortly after I emigrated to this country, the Watts riots took
>place. My father, who was an ardent student of history, loaded me in
>the car and drove down to Watts to see what was up. As we drove
>around Watts watching the fires burn, the national guard being
>trucked in, and men running around carrying T.V. sets and other
>goods, my father said to me: "You see, this is the difference
>between a riot and a revolution. In a riot, people loot; in a
>revolution, they take over the police stations, and the radio
>stations, and the t.v. stations." I was nine years old at the time
>and what he said made perfect sense. It still does.

Joanna, your father is very quotable! What's his name? You should write an essay on this theme. -- Yoshie

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