Incoming Freshmen

Source: NPR's All Things Considered

Date: 2002-08-27

Commentator Daniel Pinkwater speaks to a seemingly catatonic group of new college students. They ask no questions. To him, the talk appears to have been a disaster. Later he sees signs in the school lobby about ‘TV rentals’ and then comes to a realization. They treated him like a video — and just watched. (2:45)