PBS: Behind the Screen

PBS: Behind the Screen

by Laurence Jarvik
     
 
Based on exhaustive research and scores of interviews with key players, this is the first independent history of our national television network. Noted media analyst Laurence Jarvik traces PBS's evolution from the original vision of educators and philanthropists to the focal point of a never-ending, sometimes ugly tug-of-war between opposing political camps.

Overview

Based on exhaustive research and scores of interviews with key players, this is the first independent history of our national television network. Noted media analyst Laurence Jarvik traces PBS's evolution from the original vision of educators and philanthropists to the focal point of a never-ending, sometimes ugly tug-of-war between opposing political camps.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761506683
Publisher:
Crown Publishing Group
Publication date:
10/23/1996
Pages:
368
Product dimensions:
6.34(w) x 9.34(h) x 1.19(d)

Meet the Author

Laurence Jarvik is a writer whose articles on the media have been published in the New York Times, the Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, California magazine, American Film, and Newsday. He has testified before congress about PBS and has appeared on the CBS Evening News, Nightline, Crossfire, and C-SPAN. He lives in Washington D.C.

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