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The Resource Pioneers of cable television : the Pennsylvania founders of an industry, Brian Lockman and Don Sarvey

Pioneers of cable television : the Pennsylvania founders of an industry, Brian Lockman and Don Sarvey

Label
Pioneers of cable television : the Pennsylvania founders of an industry
Title
Pioneers of cable television
Title remainder
the Pennsylvania founders of an industry
Statement of responsibility
Brian Lockman and Don Sarvey
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume traces the history of cable television through biographical sketches of those who were instrumental in bringing this technology to rural Pennsylvania. Topics include the roots of cable television, problems of early cable systems and the advent of HBO and its consequences. An appendix offers a commemorative history of the Pennsylvania Cable Network"--Provided by publisher
Biography type
collective biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lockman, Brian
Dewey number
  • 384.55/5/092/2748
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
HE8700.72.U6
LC item number
L63 2005
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1947-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Sarvey, Don
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Pennsylvania Cable Network
  • Cable television
  • Businessmen
Label
Pioneers of cable television : the Pennsylvania founders of an industry, Brian Lockman and Don Sarvey
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The great salesman : Milton Shapp
  • 5.
  • Cable's mom and pop : Joe and Irene Gans
  • 6.
  • The man who worked too hard : George Gardner
  • 7.
  • The right man at the right time : George Barco
  • 8.
  • Shattered icon : John Rigas
  • 9.
  • Introduction : the Pennsylvania legacy
  • Ordinary Joes
  • 10.
  • The ultimate entrepreneur : Ralph Roberts
  • App.
  • Only on cable : the Pennsylvania Cable Network
  • Don Sarvey
  • 1.
  • Head of the class : John Walson
  • 2.
  • Hometown hero : Bob Tarlton
  • 3.
  • Today Pottsville, tomorrow the world : Martin Malarkey
  • 4.
Control code
60500771
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 221 pages
Isbn
9780786423149
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Pioneers of cable television : the Pennsylvania founders of an industry, Brian Lockman and Don Sarvey
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 203-217) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The great salesman : Milton Shapp
  • 5.
  • Cable's mom and pop : Joe and Irene Gans
  • 6.
  • The man who worked too hard : George Gardner
  • 7.
  • The right man at the right time : George Barco
  • 8.
  • Shattered icon : John Rigas
  • 9.
  • Introduction : the Pennsylvania legacy
  • Ordinary Joes
  • 10.
  • The ultimate entrepreneur : Ralph Roberts
  • App.
  • Only on cable : the Pennsylvania Cable Network
  • Don Sarvey
  • 1.
  • Head of the class : John Walson
  • 2.
  • Hometown hero : Bob Tarlton
  • 3.
  • Today Pottsville, tomorrow the world : Martin Malarkey
  • 4.
Control code
60500771
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 221 pages
Isbn
9780786423149
Isbn Type
(softcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2005013987
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations

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