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Author: Marleen Saunders; William Lutz; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Educational Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Films for the Humanities, 1988.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents examples of distortion of the English language by substitution of bland terminology for unpleasant terms, which misleads the public about the real facts.
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Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Marleen Saunders; William Lutz; Films for the Humanities (Firm); Educational Broadcasting Corporation.; WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
OCLC Number: 19219041
Notes: Segment from the television program Currents.
Credits: Editor, Shelly Pinlowitz.
Performer(s): William Lutz.
Marleen Saunders.
Description: 1 videocassette (31 min.) : sound, color ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Currents (Television program)
Responsibility: a Films for the Humanities presentation ; produced at WNET/Thirteen, Newark, N.J. ; Educational Broadcasting Corporation ; produced by William Shebar.

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Presents examples of distortion of the English language by substitution of bland terminology for unpleasant terms, which misleads the public about the real facts.

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