The Vast Wasteland

Mr. Minow, a former FCC Chairman, talked about the growth of public television. He gave a brief history of public broadcasting. In particular, he talked… read more

Mr. Minow, a former FCC Chairman, talked about the growth of public television. He gave a brief history of public broadcasting. In particular, he talked about WETA in Washington on the station’s 20th anniversary. He also talked about how the “vast wasteland” of television, a term which he coined 20 years ago, has changed over the years. close

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The Vast Wasteland

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Program ID:
21787-1
Category:
National Press Club
Format:
National Press Club Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 02, 1991 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 05, 1991 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1

Airing Details

  • Oct 02, 1991 | 9:35pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 03, 1991 | 5:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Oct 05, 1991 | 12:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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