William Baer

William Baer is editor of the Formalist and writes from Evansville, Indiana.

Latest by William Baer in Chronicles

  • What Is to Be Done?
    February 1993

    What Is to Be Done?

    The first thing I did when I became president of the Motion Picture Association of America was to junk the Hays Production Code." Jack Valenti eliminated the Hays Production Code in 1966—when the average weekly motion-picture audience in the United States was 38 million people.

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