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Television Violence and Home Computers

Dr. Moira Gunn speaks with Parker Page, President of the Children's Television Resource and Education Center, on the presence and effects of television violence today. They'll examine the controversy of Beavis & Butthead and will also look at the increasing violence in video games as well. The new video game, Mortal Combat, and what parents can do is discussed.

Moira also speaks with Andy Rathbone and Tina Rathbone on the new trends in computers for the home as well as the new ways these computers are being used. Andy is the author of "PC's for Dummies" and Tina is the author of "Hundreds of Fascinating and Unique Ways to Use Your Computer." They'll also discuss why many home computers are not used at all.

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