QUEST CLUB PAPER
October 27, 1989
SATELLITES; A GLOBAL COMMUNICATION REVOLUTION FOR THE 1990'S
Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the Library of Congress
and the University of Virginia and one of our great
American Presidents once said, "If a nation expects to
be ignorant and free in a state of civilization, it
expects what never was and what never will be.... If we
are to guard against ignorance and remain free, it is
the responsibility of every American to be informed."
With that idea of knowledge linked to freedom in mind,
let us recall vivid television images of some of the
events around the world in the last 12 months. Think
back to May in Beijing and those student demonstrators
with the symbolic Goddess of Liberty in Tiananmen Square.
Thousands and thousands of Chinese students and workers
captured the imagination of millions of TV viewers
throughout the world. Remember South Africa and
a similar scene where thousands of black and white
protesters demonstrated against that country's system of
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