A Week Without TV?

April 2006
Weekly Reader News - Edition 3;4/21/2006, Vol. 75 Issue 23, p3
Focuses on the TV-Turnoff Week which will be held from April 24 to April 30, 2006 in the U.S. Reason the TV-Turnoff Network developed the idea for the special event; Average hours per day spent by people in the U.S. watching television.


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