NPR's Overdue Execution

By Pat Buchanan - October 26, 2010

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On June 30, 1972, two weeks after the Watergate burglars were taken into custody, Richard Nixon vetoed a congressional bill to double and treble federal funding for public broadcasting.Nixon's stunning veto was sustained. Yet he had only "scotched the snake, not killed it," in the words of MacBeth. Having escaped the ax, PBS and its little sister, National Public Radio, with their consistently...

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