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The Image empire

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Program Title:
The Image empire
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BC0413.02
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This program is an examination of network television as an industry, including centralized decision making, conglomerate ownership, interlocking directorates, defense contracting, the role of advertising and its effect on programming, and the involvement of the consumer. It includes comments by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Commissioner Nicholas Johnson, advertising executive Jerry Della Femina, Variety reporters Les Brown and Bill Greeley, CBS Vice-President Thomas Stafford, Evelyn Sarson and Peggy Charren of Action for Children's Television, Hy Goldin of Boston University, Spiro T. Agnew, and others. Reading from John Kenneth Galbraith, Herbert Schiller, and Edward R. Murrow, and a stereo "tour of the networks". The recording begins with the song, "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" by Gil Scott-Heron. Produced by the Network Project, with Bruce Soloway and David Rapkin.

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1971-11-24
Item duration: 
00:49:51
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Distributor: 
Los Angeles : Pacifica Radio Archive, 1971.
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