New television networks, entry, jurisdiction, ownership, and regulation
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New television networks, entry, jurisdiction, ownership, and regulation final report by United States. Federal Communications Commission. Network Inquiry Special Staff

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Published by The Commission] in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English


  • Television -- United States,
  • Television broadcasting -- United States,
  • Television broadcasting -- United States

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StatementFederal Communications Commission, Network Inquiry Special Staff
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Communications Commission
The Physical Object
Pagination26, ix p. ;
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14853772M

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