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Television and American culture

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Published by H.W. Wilson Co. in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Television and children -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Television in politics -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Television broadcasting of news -- United States -- Addresses, essays, lectures,
    • Television broadcasting -- Social aspects

    • About the Edition

      A compilation of articles about television and its effect on politics, religion, education, and other aspects of American culture.

      Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 231-235.

      Statementedited by Carl Lowe.
      SeriesThe Reference shelf ;, v. 53, no. 2
      ContributionsLowe, Carl.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.6 .T378
      The Physical Object
      Pagination235 p. ;
      Number of Pages235
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4261819M
      ISBN 100824206495
      LC Control Number81007557

      One of the most popular products in the s was the TV. At the start of the decade, there were about 3 million TV owners; by the end of it, there were 55 million, watching shows from stations. The average price of TV sets dropped from about $ in to $ in Like radio before it, the spread of TV had a huge cultural impact. The Impact Of Television On Society Words | 7 Pages. Since the 's, television has had a tremendous impact on American society. We have come to depend on it for many reasons including entertainment, learning, and even background noise.


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