Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr. “The Television Machine”

Firing Line Videos, Hoover Institution, taped on June 29, 1979, uploaded to YouTube on March 2, 2015.

Guests: Dorothy Fuldheim, Ben Stein


Is the most remarkable thing about present-day television, as Ben Stein maintains in this vivid exchange, its pervasive left-wing, anti-business bias? Or is it, as Dorothy Fuldheim argues, the fact that through television “the whole standard of knowledge has been raised?”