Public television

I find it ironic that the Media page Sept. 10 contains both the article "PBS Wins the Round, but Its Future Is Hazy" and a review of upcoming Public Broadcasting Service specials. Such high-quality programming keeps us tuned into our changing world.

The current administration's refusal to fund public television demonstrates President Bush's reluctance to open up for public debate the issues affecting the United States and his reluctance to face the facts about his policies.

We should support PBS both by our contributions and by encouraging members of Congress to do likewise. Any honest, forthright politician should encourage the type of awareness public television offers. Robert Scott, Vashon, Wash.

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