Richard D. Heffner

Richard D. Heffner received his A.B. and M.A. from Columbia University and taught history and political science at the University of California, Sarah Lawrence College, and the New School for Social Research. He was University Professor of Communications and Public Policy at Rutgers for more than forty years. He produced and moderated the prizewinning weekly public television series, The Open Mind, and for twenty years was chairman of the motion picture industry’s film rating system.