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

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.

Alan F. Lewis papers

 Collection 0167-MMC-NPBA
Overview From 1973 to 1983, Alan F. Lewis worked for the Public Television Library 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 Television Library. Finally, in 1980, he was named Director of the Public Television Archives. The collection documents Alan Lewis' career in public...

Edmund F. Ball papers

 Collection 0147-MMC-NPBA
Overview Edmund F. Ball's career in public broadcasting began with his membership in the National Council of the Humanities, after which he served as a board 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). On July 27, 1973, Ball was designated lay representative to the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) for WIPB-TV, Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana. That...

Frank E. Schooley papers

 Collection 0060-MMC-NPBA
Overview Frank Ellsworth Schooley started his distinguished career in educational broadcasting and journalism at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1929. Soon, he was given the daily responsibility of running the radio station WILL. In 1948, Schooley succeeded station manager Joseph Wright. When WILL-TV began in 1955, he became Director of Broadcasting, a position held until 1972. Schooley's other professional activities included a long affiliation with the National Association of...

John F. White papers

 Collection 0068-MMC-NPBA
Overview John F. White 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, NETRC started to...

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 spent his professional life in educational and public broadcasting. In 1964, he joined National Educational Television as its Director of Field Services. There, he coordinated relations with individual stations and aided in organizing the technical operations. Six years later, after overseeing the University of Utah's radio and television station, Frischknecht joined National Public Radio as Director of Network Affairs, performing many of the same functions he had at NET. In...

Presley D. Holmes papers

 Collection 0155-MMC-NPBA
Overview Presley D. Holmes' broadcasting career ranges from being director of broadcasting at WOUB (Athens, OH) from 1962 to 1970 to working for the National Association of Educational Broadcasters as director of the Educational Television Stations Division. He was also a member of the "six-pack," which advised the Corporation for Public Broadcasting on the structure and formation of the Public Broadcasting Service. In addition, he worked for PBS in 1973 as Director of Planning and Research and for...