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Public broadcasting -- United States -- History -- Sources.

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Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Mary Aladj papers

 Collection 0010-MMC-NPBA
Overview Mary Aladj worked for the Public Broadcasting Service's Public Information department from 1971 to 1978. This collection documents the activities of the PBS Public Information department such as the promotion of PBS programs and the analysis of viewer response to public television programming.

Edmund F. Ball papers

 Collection 0147-MMC-NPBA
Overview Edmund Ferdinand Ball (1905-2000) was a noted philanthropist. His membership in the National Council of the Humanities led to serving as a member of the Eastern Indiana Educational Television Board. From 1970 to 1973, he served as a public member of the Executive Board of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB). In 1973, Ball was designated lay representative to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for WIPB-TV, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.That first...

Frank E. Schooley papers

 Collection 0060-MMC-NPBA
Overview Frank Ellsworth Schooley (1906-1987) was an associate professor of radio and television at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and director of the Division of Broadcasting, which operates WILL-AM-FM-TV, the University's non-commercial stations. He took responsibility for the AM station immediately after receiving his journalism degree in 1929, later becoming manager of WILL (AM and FM) in 1948 and WILL-TV in 1955.Schooley had a long association with the National...

John F. White papers

 Collection 0068-MMC-NPBA
Overview John Francis White (1917-2005) started his public broadcasting career in 1955 at WQED-Pittsburgh as its general manager. Then, from 1958 to 1963, White was president of the National Educational Television and Radio Center (NETRC). During those years, he tried unsuccessfully to bring educational television to the New York City area. In pursuit of this goal, he helped create the Educational Television for the Metropolitan Area, Inc. and served as its secretary and board member in 1961. In 1963,...

Kenneth J. Garry Papers

 Collection 0020-MMC-NPBA
Overview Dr. Kenneth John Garry Jr. (1942-2015) had a long and distinguished career in public broadcasting. Dr. Garry taught numerous radio and television courses and filled a variety of positions including station manager, director of development and ascertainment for WSIU and WUSI FM/TV (both owned by Southern Illinois University). In 1996, he was appointed president and general manager of WCTE-TV in Cookeville, Tennessee. Garry retired in 2006. The collection documents the growth and early history of...

Lee C. Frischknecht papers

 Collection 0153-MMC-NPBA
Overview Lee C. Frischknecht (1928-2005), a former president of National Public Radio, spent his professional life in educational and public broadcasting. He began his career at National Educational Television in New York, becoming director of field services in 1964. In 1968, he was hired by Utah State University, where he oversaw the radio and television station. In 1970 Frischknecht joined NPR in Washington, D.C. as the director of network affairs. He was elevated to vice president and became...

Alan F. Lewis papers

 Collection 0167-MMC-NPBA
Overview Alan F. Lewis began his public broadcasting career at WEDU-TV, Tampa, Florida, in 1963 as a producer and director. He was named director of programming in 1967. Lewis then worked for the Public Television Library from 1973 to 1983 in a variety of positions. Between 1973 and 1977, he was Supervisor of Acquisitions; from 1977 through 1978, he was Manager of the Public Television Library at the Public Broadcasting Service. In 1979, he became director of Broadcast and Archive Services at the Public...

Presley D. Holmes papers

 Collection 0155-MMC-NPBA
Overview Presley D. Holmes Jr. (1929-2016) was director of broadcasting at WOUB radio (Athens, OH) from 1962 to 1970. He also served the National Association of Educational Broadcasters, later joining the NAEB staff in Washington, D.C. as director of the educational television stations division. Homes was among those who advised the Corporation for Public Broadcasting on the Public Broadcasting Service structure and formation. He also worked for PBS as director of planning and research in 1973 and for...