Rod Serling... Where Censorship Really Comes From

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In a 1959 interview with Mike Wallace, The Twilight Zone creator Rod Serling described his experiences fighting the "antiseptic, rigid" qualities of censorship. ~ Full Video

The buck, he suggests, stops not with censors or networks, but with the audience, with whose consent these authorities operate. Here's a transcript.

He describes "precensorship"—what would now be more often described as self-censorship—the prior knowledge of the writer of what he cannot get through, and therefore shys away from.

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Here's the full show:

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November 5, 2015 - KnowTheLies

 

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