ERIC Number: ED233705
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Mar-16
Reference Count: 0
Children and Television. Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Telecommunications, Consumer Protection, and Finance of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, Ninety-Eighth Congress, First Session. Serial No. 98-3.
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Held during National Children and Television Week, this hearing addressed the general topic of television and its impact on children, including specific children's television projects and ideas for improving children's television. Statements and testimony (when given) are presented for the following individuals and organizations: (1) John Blessington, vice president, personnel, CBS/Broadcast Group; (2) LeVar Burton, host, Reading Rainbow; (3) Peggy Charren, president, National Action for Children's Television; (4) Bruce Christensen, president, National Association of Public Television Stations; (5) Edward O. Fritts, president, National Association of Broadcasters; (6) Honorable John A. Heinz, United States Senator, Pennsylvania; (7) Robert Keeshan, Captain Kangaroo; (8) Keith W. Mielke, associate vice president for research, Children's Television Workshop; (9) Henry M. Rivera, Commissioner, Federal Communications Commission; (10) Sharon Robinson, director, Instruction and Professional Development, National Education Association; (11) Squire D. Rushnell, vice president, Long Range Planning and Children's Television, ABC; (12) John A. Schneider, president, Warner Amex Satellite Entertainment Company; (13) Phyllis Tucker-Vinson, vice president, children's programing, NBC Television Network; (14) Washington Association for Television and Children. Also included are three additional letters received for the record from Squire Rushnell, James A. Fellows (Prix Jeunesse), and Brian Malloy, Washington director, National Coalition on Television Violence. (LMM)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Identifiers: Congress 98th
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