Book Discussion on Television Tightrope

Ralph Baruch talked about his book Television Tightrope: How I Escaped Hitler, Survived CBS, and Fathered Viacom, published by Probitas… read more

Ralph Baruch talked about his book Television Tightrope: How I Escaped Hitler, Survived CBS, and Fathered Viacom, published by Probitas Press. His book deals with his beginnings as an escapee from Nazi-held Germany to his experiences as one of the principal founders of Viacom.

Ralph Baruch is also the author of How Broadcasting and Cable Happened (In Spite of the FCC) and the winner of numerous awards including an Emmy and the International Radio and Television Society’s Gold Medal. 

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202027-1
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Interview
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2007
Last Aired:
Nov 26, 2007

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  • Nov 24, 2007 | 6:30pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Nov 26, 2007 | 8:02am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 26, 2007 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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