[Ads-l] Request help verifying 1959 quotation from journalist Edward R. Murrow.

Peter Reitan pjreitan at HOTMAIL.COM
Tue May 24 13:45:21 EDT 2016

The circus was already there; as demonstrated by this political cartoon from 1919.
The Non-Partisan Leader (Fargo, ND), June 23, 1919, page 3. 

"When the politicians complain that TV turns their proceedings into a
circus, it should be made clear that the circus was already there, and
that TV has merely demonstrated that not all the performers are well
trained."—Edward R. Murrow.
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