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The PBS companion : a history of public television

Author: David C Stewart
Publisher: New York : TV Books, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Offers a look at public broadcasting's most successful programs, including Masterpiece Theatre, Brideshead Revisited, Frontline, NOVA, and Sesame Street.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Stewart, David C., 1927-
PBS companion.
New York : TV Books, ©1999
(OCoLC)654245069
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Stewart
ISBN: 1575000504 9781575000503
OCLC Number: 42277937
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 216 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: The Shakespeare experience --
An Age of Kings --
The Ragtime Era --
KQED --
WETA and the Battle of the Spanish Armada --
The (improbable) beginning of Masterpiece Theatre --
The Upstairs, Dowstairs years --
Revisiting Brideshead Revisited --
Mister Rogers in his neighborhood --
How they got to Sesame Street --
Fred Wiseman: no simple solutions --
Julia Child--the French Chef --
Talking with Jim Lehrer --
Wall $treet Week's Louis Rukeyser: one for the money --
Inventing NOVA --
The American Experience --
Frontline.
Other Titles: History of public television
Responsibility: David Stewart.

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Offers a look at public broadcasting's most successful programs, including Masterpiece Theatre, Brideshead Revisited, Frontline, NOVA, and Sesame Street.

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