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Bill Ruder
Assistant U.S. Secretary of Commerce during the Kennedy Administration.

We tried to get all conservatives off the air

“We had a massive strategy to use the ‘fairness doctrine’ to challenge and harass the right-wing broadcasters and hoped the challenge would be so costly to them that they would be inhibited and decide it was too expensive to continue.”

Source: “Golden Oldies,” Capital Briefs, Human Events, January 29, 2007, page 4.
Hardcopy: Copy of the Human Events article.
Where: In an article titled, “Return of the Fairness Demon,” by Tony Snow in The Washington Times.
When: September 5, 1993.
Contributor: AIM

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