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Television network mergers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance.

Television network mergers

hearings before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One hundredth Congress, first session, April 28, 29, and 30, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Telecommunications and Finance.

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Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Federal Communications Commission.,
    • Television broadcasting -- United States -- Mergers.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E555 1987c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 260 p. :
      Number of Pages260
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2495333M
      LC Control Number87602484


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