Published Date

November 1, 1944

Resource Type

GI Roundtable Series, Primary Source

From GI Roundtable 90: GI Radio Roundtable (1944)

When you are broadcasting a G.I. Radio Roundtable, you have a far greater responsibility than when you are merely arguing issues in a private group. You have a responsibility to your listeners, and to the country you represent. One of your country’s traditions is free open discussion of public issues, as exemplified in today’s radio roundtable. Let your program deserve the tradition by being fair and democratic in spirit. The purpose is not that one man should argue down another, but that all should work together toward a fuller understanding of problems shared by all. If you remember this, G.I. Radio Roundtable can be an example of democracy in action. It can help you and your friends to see more clearly the world upheaval of our time, with the issues of the years to come, and the part that you can play in them.

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