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    Disney Channel Launch

    Jim Jimirro spoke about the initial launch of the Disney Channel and its growth over the first six months. He also answered questions from the audience.

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    Television Technology in the 1990s

    Mr. Johnson spoke of the emerging and increasingly available technologies in the television industry. The new technologies that will be important for the next decade include high…

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    Cable Television and Campaign 96

    The panelists discussed how their cable networks are covering the 1996 presidential campaign.

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    Impact of the Discovery Channel on Cable TV

    Mr. Hendricks founded the Discovery Channel in June 1985 to provide the first exclusive forum for educational and documentary programming. His channel focuses primarily on:…

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    The Evolution of ESPN

    Mr. Bodenheimer talked about the history and development of ESPN. He spoke about its mission statement and the steps the network had gone through from conception to the present…

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    Cable Response to HIV/AIDS

    As part of an initiative by the cable industry to promote AIDS education and prevention, Doctor Berkley and Doctor Gallo talked about the origins of the disease, treatment, and efforts to…

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    CNN International Perspective

    Several representatives of the Cable News Network media organization participated in a forum in the Washington Metropolitan Cable Club on the international journalism conducted by Cable…

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    Telecommunications Industry Regulation

    Kyle McSlarrow, president and CEO of the National Cable and Telecommunications Association, addressed the Washington Metropolitan Cable Club for the first time as NCTA president. He…

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    Proposed Merger of TCI and AT&T

    C. Michael Armstrong discussed the future of the communications industry and how cable and the telecommunications industry can merge. He discussed the new cable device that allows the…

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    Future of Pay Television

    Tony Cox addressed the Washington Metropolitan Cable Club on the future of pay television. He also responded to audience members' questions.

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    Presidential Candidates and the Cable Industry

    Former representatives spoke about potential outcomes of the 2000 election. Among the topics they addressed were control of the House of Representatives, how control of the House would…

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    Challenges and the Future of Cable Industry

    Mr. Hindrey talked about the opportunity the cable industry has to educate and influence people. He commented on the fiercely competitive environment which the industry will…

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    Future of the Cable Television Industry

    Mr. Mooney spoke about the new challenges and technologies facing the cable television industry following the passage of the 1992 Cable Regulation Act. Earlier this month…

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    Science Fiction Cable Network

    Ms. Koplovitz, founder of the USA Network, discussed the creation of her network, the nation’s first advertiser supported basic cable service, and the creation of a new cable…

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    Must Carry Copyright Scrambling

    Ed Allen spoke about the future of the cable television industry and the potential impact of proposed “must carry” legislation on the cable business. He responded to…

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    Cable Industry Issues

    Mr. Turner talked about issues facing the cable television industry in 1997. He spoke in his capacity as this year’s president of the National Cable Television…

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    Cable Club Lunch

    Ed Allen spoke about the cable television industry and developing long-range strategies for growth, rather than relying on “quick fixes” to business challenges. He also…

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    Cable's Contribution to International Affairs

    Mr. King talked about what it is like to work in the cable industry as it goes through a dramatic revolution due to the Persian Gulf war. The live broadcast of war has changed the…

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