ISBN-10:
0156005972
ISBN-13:
9780156005975
Pub. Date:
08/15/1998
Publisher:
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Defining Vision: How Broadcasters Lured the Government into Inciting a Revolution in Television, Updated and Expanded / Edition 1

Defining Vision: How Broadcasters Lured the Government into Inciting a Revolution in Television, Updated and Expanded / Edition 1

by Joel Brinkley

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ISBN-13: 9780156005975
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 08/15/1998
Series: Harvest Book Series
Edition description: First Edition
Pages: 464
Product dimensions: 5.31(w) x 8.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
1 3(46)
1 HDTV...Maybe that's it!
3(29)
2 Washington to the rescue
32(17)
2 49(116)
3 They just gave us away!
49(20)
4 Burning the furniture
69(11)
5 See if you can do better
80(13)
6 It must be digital, it must be digital!
93(12)
7 Let's go for the gold
105(15)
8 Can it be? Can it really be?
120(21)
9 Just who are these guys?
141(24)
3 165(82)
10 Golden Eyes and the Hoover test
165(8)
11 Building it is your problem
173(12)
12 It broke my heart
185(16)
13 We'll build the sets
201(19)
14 We're not playing anymore
220(27)
4 247(178)
15 Weekend at the Grand
247(17)
16 The brass rat
264(12)
17 The most insidious enemy
276(12)
18 The dreaded "H" word
288(26)
19 The Manhattan Project
314(22)
20 One hundred eighty degrees
336(12)
21 This crowns it all
348(26)
22 Limping to the finish line
374(20)
23 HDTV is real
394(31)
Appendix: How to buy a digital television set 425(8)
Sources and acknowledgments 433(2)
About the author 435(2)
Index 437

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