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Viet Nam: Responsibility or Inconvenience?
Airdate: Wednesday - August 25, 1965

WOR Show
Original Airing

First Line After Theme Ends
That's enough, that's enough of that jazz. . . 
Show Description
Spirit of our time - what would people 1,000 years from now think if they only have Doris Day or Woody Allen movies to go on. Not taking a stand on the Vietnam situation. Staying in school. Feeling of superiority. A member of the world of the select. Avoiding the reality of the world by staying in school. 'Education prepares you for life' vs 'education is life' The institution of higher learning has become a fortress against the real world. "WOR does not exist by itself like rain or sand... it is created and caused." The urge of man to top all other men. "The drive to be top dog." The realization that some goals are too high. Countries wishing to control the world around them Disclaimer: I'm not saying we should or shouldn't be going into Vietnam. I'm not saying we should or shouldn't extend the war. I'm fascinated by the number of people who think the whole thing was created in Washington. The pros and cons of taking sides in issues. The threat of the 'ultimate weapon' as the means to gain their ends. "There isn't anything that most people would love more than to be allowed to totally pursue their own selfish course throughout their entire life without so much as a ripple. This has been the Utopian dream of mankind since the very beginning of time"
Speaking of fortresses away from reality - this is Wor AM and FM in New York
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By: Jim clavin
Date: -
Rating: Not Rated
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