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Television in the antenna age

a concise history

by David Marc

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Blackwell in Malden, MA .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Television broadcasting -- United States -- History,
    • Television -- United States -- History

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and index.

      StatementDavid Marc and Robert J. Thompson.
      GenreHistory.
      ContributionsThompson, Robert J., 1959-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.U5 M265 2005
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 137 p. :
      Number of Pages137
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3294651M
      ISBN 100631215433, 0631215441
      LC Control Number2004015922

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