The Canadian Press

1981-12-31 | Mcluhan-Obit

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Northrop Frye, one of Canada's leading linguists, said Marshall McLuhan was misunderstood. (McLuhan died December 31, 1980 and the funeral took place in early January, 1981.)

Date: 1981-12-31
Placeline: Toronto, ON, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 34 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << well I think that his crowning achievement has reduced total entry but I think that he, took a fresh from a first hand look at some very central facts about our civilization and, a great many of the more misunderstood because of his books came out nearly sixty years when I was a good deal of hysteria around and, after people have gone back to his work in a cooler move they will see that he, really summed up a good deal of what was going on at that time >>

Clip ID: 19811231CPCN001