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TV `down under'

January 12, 1993



Thank you for the article "After Outcry, Australian TV Agrees to Limit Adult Programs," Dec. 2, concerning a revolt against violent and sexually explicit fare on television during prime time.

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It seems that "anything goes" is the motto for unrestrained degradation of decency. There is concern in the United States as well about the effect that such pictures have on children.

"The right to know" is individual, but when so much filth is presented on TV the public is taken for a ride. Decency and restraint are still alive, and, at least, should have equal time. Maja J. Gec, Chestnut Hill, Mass.

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