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Television: It's Growing Popularity and Role #1012260

PBS Special for Monday, Jan 25, 1988

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A look at the history of television’s growing popularity and the role television plays in people’s lives nationally and internationally shown through film footage of various television shows, live sporting events, news broadcasts, and other television genres. Hosted by Edwin Newman.

Herbert Brodkin, Steven Bochco, Barbara Corday, Fred W. Friendly, Larry Gelbart, Arthur C. Clarke, Ed Asner, Dr. Kurt Wagenfuhr, Arthur Hungerford, Dr. Kengiro Takayanagi, Bernard Greenhead, Dr. George Gerbner, Peter Dimmock, Hisanori Isomura, Walter Cronkite, William S. Paley, Burke Crotty, Don Ohlmeyer, Ron Powers, Roone Arledge, Chris Brasher, Les Brown.

Reporter(s):
Newman, Edwin
Duration:
00:57:00

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