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Last month Channel 4 sportscaster Bret Lewis showed...

September 04, 1988

Last month Channel 4 sportscaster Bret Lewis showed highlights of an excellent play made on the baseball field followed by footage of a well-endowed woman in a tank top. Lewis' commentary: "Take a bow; these two are for you." Surely Lewis and Channel 4 management are aware of the responsibility those who work in television have in combating the sexist attitudes found in our society. It is not enough for broadcasters to say they only mirror our values; television is too pervasive for the medium not to lead us to a better understanding of each other. Lewis has set that understanding back a few decades.

Martha Hale, Los Angeles

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