Children's Protection From Violent Programming Act
Region: North America
Artist: All U.S. Television Networks
Confronting Bodies: Senator Daniel K. Inouye and Senator Ernest F. Hollings
Dates of Action: 1993
Location: United States
Description of Artwork: Violence occurring on television during times frequently watched by children.
The Incident: Senator Ernest F. Hollings and Senator Daniel K. Inouye co-sponsored the Children's Protection from Violent Programming Act of 1993, which would ban the broadcast or cable transmission of violent programming during hours when children make up a substantial share of the audience.
Results of Incident: The act was still in committee when the article was published.
Source: New York Times, 11/23/93