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Television: America’s Neglected Teacher

Publication Date: January 1, 1983

In this essay, former Markle president Lloyd N. Morrisett examined the condition of education in the United States and explored the potential of television as an educator for American youths.  Morrisett wrote that television “transmits skills, knowledge, attitudes, and values, and when it does so systematically through a sustained effort it becomes a highly effective and inexpensive educator.” 

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