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23 Skiddoo - Computer Charisma, Primaries Reporting
Airdate: Tuesday - June 28, 1966

WOR Show
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Show Description
"Good evening election fans." There's something about hot summer weather that brings out the summer madness. Camp Crowder in Missouri being turned into a water and sewage technical school. "In a way, its function has never changed." Wouldn't it be great if you could erase your life? Wouldn't it be great if someone contrived a machine that could erase from your memory all of the life you have lived. A look at personalities and the psychology surrounding them. (Break for John Wingate and election returns. Report with Lester Smith.) "One politician calling another politician ambitious somehow has elements of high comedy." The comedy of reporting elections and computers replacing man. "The day the Bronx didn't call in." What would the news media do if no one voted that day? One little station at the end of the dial showing a Pricilla Lane movie gets all the ratings. The Rover commercial leads into a discussion of mobility and the bodily side of freedom. How people cannot even get out of their country. You can be imprisoned by a large area the same as a small area surrounded by bars. The relationship of man and machine. How the machine gives man the mobility to escape.
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Sponsor Time Notes
Movie Promotion "A Fine Madness" (Pre-recorded commercial by Shep)
Rover 2000
Music (All times approximate)
None Listed
Engineer and Staff in Booth
Not Determined
Summary/Rating Credit
By: Jim Clavin
Date: 11-07-2001
Rating: Not Rated
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