• Creator
  • WSB-TV (Television station : Atlanta, Ga.)
  • Created Date
  • 1962-01-29
  • Description
  • In this series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips, NBC Chairman Robert W. Sarnoff testifies before the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The series opens with a silent clip of the hearing room. The next clip is of Chairman Sarnoff reading from his notes regarding the structure of commercial television. The next two silent clips show the hearing room from behind the Commissioners looking toward Mr. Sarnoff, followed by a clip in which Mr. Sarnoff i... more
    In this series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips, NBC Chairman Robert W. Sarnoff testifies before the U.S. Federal Communications Commission. The series opens with a silent clip of the hearing room. The next clip is of Chairman Sarnoff reading from his notes regarding the structure of commercial television. The next two silent clips show the hearing room from behind the Commissioners looking toward Mr. Sarnoff, followed by a clip in which Mr. Sarnoff is speaking then the camera pans over to the Commissioners. In the next clip, Mr. Sarnoff speaks about the complex public that the television industry is trying to serve. The final silent shot is from the side of the hearing room with Mr. Sarnoff at the table in the far left back and the row of Commissioners on the right. Supporting information was taken from the following sources: Chicago Daily Tribune, Final ed., 30 Jan. 1962: Pt. 1, 16. Title supplied by cataloger. Clip number: wsbn35566. Original found in the WSB-TV newsfilm collection. less
  • Format
  • 1 clip (about 1 min.): black-and-white, sound
    16 mm.
  • Rights
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    Cite as: wsbn35566, Series of WSB-TV newsfilm clips of NBC Chairman Robert W. Sarnoff's testimony at the Federal Communications Commission's hearing, Washington, D.C., 1962 January 29, WSB-TV newsfilm collection, reel 0788, 19:38/21:05, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Ga.