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What happens when the media is either owned by big corporations or reliant on those corporations for advertising dollars? Unobstructed, honest commentary tends to be the first casualty.
In this Nation Conversation, actor, author and CBS Radio News commentator Charles Grodin talks about just how easy it was for him in his TV work to run afoul of AT&T and GE—in two cases decades apart. Listen to the full conversation to hear what he did to make them so angry.
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