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On the cable: the television of abundance

report.

by Sloan Commission on Cable Communications.

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Published by McGraw-Hill Book Co. in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cable television

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTK6675 .S57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 256 p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4559636M
    ISBN 100070582068, 007058205X
    LC Control Number77037740


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