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Public radio and television in America [electronic resource] : a political history / Ralph Engelman.

By: Engelman, Ralph.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Thousand Oaks, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1996Description: 1 online resource (x, 342 p.).ISBN: 9781452246611 (electronic bk.); 1452246610 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Public broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States -- History | Radio broadcasting -- Political aspects -- United States -- History | Television and politics -- United States -- History | Publieke omroep | Radiodiffusion publique -- Aspect politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | Radio -- Aspect politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | T�el�evision et politique -- �Etats-Unis -- Histoire | �Offentlich-rechtlicher Rundfunk | USA | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / RadioGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Public radio and television in America.DDC classification: 384.540973 Other classification: 05.34 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
1. Introduction: The Politics of Public Radio and Television -- 2. The Public Origins of American Broadcasting -- 3. The Defeat of the Broadcast Reform Movement of the 1930s -- 4. Pacifica Radio: The Vision of Lewis K. Hill -- 5. The Spread of Community Radio and Pacifica's Institutional Crisis -- 6. National Public Radio: The Vision of William H. Siemering -- 7. Public Radio: From Supplemental to Primary Service -- 8. The Foundation Years -- 9. The Government Years -- 10. The Corporate Years -- 11. Public Access: The Vision of George Stoney -- 12. The Struggle Over the Future of Community TV -- 13. The Mystification of the Public Sphere in the History of American Broadcasting -- 14. The Attack of the Right and the Future of Public Radio and Television.
Summary: Engelman examines the origins, evolution and politics behind the development of the major noncommercial radio and television institutions in the United States - National Public Radio, Radio Pacifica and the Public Broadcasting Service.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 308-319) and indexes.

1. Introduction: The Politics of Public Radio and Television -- 2. The Public Origins of American Broadcasting -- 3. The Defeat of the Broadcast Reform Movement of the 1930s -- 4. Pacifica Radio: The Vision of Lewis K. Hill -- 5. The Spread of Community Radio and Pacifica's Institutional Crisis -- 6. National Public Radio: The Vision of William H. Siemering -- 7. Public Radio: From Supplemental to Primary Service -- 8. The Foundation Years -- 9. The Government Years -- 10. The Corporate Years -- 11. Public Access: The Vision of George Stoney -- 12. The Struggle Over the Future of Community TV -- 13. The Mystification of the Public Sphere in the History of American Broadcasting -- 14. The Attack of the Right and the Future of Public Radio and Television.

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Engelman examines the origins, evolution and politics behind the development of the major noncommercial radio and television institutions in the United States - National Public Radio, Radio Pacifica and the Public Broadcasting Service.

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