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Cable television: opportunities and problems in local program origination

Nathaniel E. Feldman

Cable television: opportunities and problems in local program origination

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Published by Rand in Santa Monica, Calif .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television broadcasting -- United States,
    • Television relay systems

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby N. E. Feldman. A report prepared for the Ford Foundation.
      ContributionsFord Foundation.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsAS36 .R3 R-570
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 31 p.
      Number of Pages31
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4472434M
      LC Control Number79284399

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