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Jack Valenti

Jack Valenti
Born (1921-09-05)September 5, 1921
Houston, Texas, United States
Died April 26, 2007(2007-04-26) (aged 85)
Washington, D.C., United States
Alma mater University of Houston
Harvard University
Occupation President of the MPAA,
Special Assistant to U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson

If movies are causing moral decay, then crime ought to be going up, but crime is going down.
Jack Valenti
There isn't anything in the world that can't be made better.
Every parent in America has the total power to control all television programming that is dispatched to their home today.
Jack Valenti
The only group in America that deserves to scrutinize what we are doing… are parents.
Jack Valenti
The public's nerves are raw and edgy. You have to be discreet and understanding about the films you are showing.
Jack Valenti
I sleep each night a little better, a little more confidently, because Lyndon Johnson is my president.
Jack Valenti
The VCR is to the American film producer and the American public as the Boston Strangler is to the woman alone.
Jack Valenti
Film-makers must decide what story to tell and how to tell it.
Foreign capital to build new cinemas will help modernize China's aging cinema infrastructure, attract Chinese consumers back into cinemas, and increase demand for U.S. films.
Jack Valenti
No one today knows what is indecent.