William H. Tankersley, 1918-2016, defending the wasteland of children's television before Congress

D.N.R.I.P. William H. Tankersley, CBS Censor


WC has never been a fan of television, let alone network television. But WC was a huge fan of “The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” a wonderfully subversive television show that ran on the CBS television from 1967 to 1969. Eclectic, wildly funny, brilliantly written it was a spot of vivid color in the hopelessly grey-toned…