Carnegie II’s preface to A Public Trust

Posted: January 30, 1979

Report of the Carnegie Commission on the Future of Public Broadcasting — Preface In 1977, 10 years after the original Carnegie Commission recommended federal aid to public television, the Carnegie Corporation of New York created a second blue-ribbon panel to … Continue reading

FCC v. Pacifica Foundation et al., 1978

Posted: July 3, 1978

438 U.S. 726 FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION v. PACIFICA FOUNDATION ET AL. CERTIORARI TO THE UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA CIRCUIT No. 77-528. Argued in the U.S. Supreme Court, April 18-19, 1978, and decided, July 3, 1978. … Continue reading

Public Television Program Financing

Posted: October 1, 1972

This detailed paper was published in the October 1972 issue of Educational Broadcasting Review, the journal of the National Association of Educational Broadcasters. The paper — by Hartford Gunn, the first president of PBS — led to PBS’s creation of … Continue reading