Friday, March 18, 2016

The Circus

Performing Elephants

“The eye of the camera should pursue the politician to the very limits of privacy and decency. When the politicians complain, as they have in many countries, that TV turns their proceedings into a circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well trained.” 

—Edward R. Murrow (1909-1965), television newsman and America’s conscience, “Television and Politics,” The Granada Lectures, October 1959

Editorial Comment: Some of the dancing bears are pretty good.

PeezPix by Ted Pease

Performing Hotdog 

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