Emerging profiles of television and other mass media: public attitudes, 1959-1967
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Emerging profiles of television and other mass media: public attitudes, 1959-1967 by Burns W. Roper

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Published by Television Information Office in New York .
Written in English

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  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Television viewers -- United States.,
  • Mass media -- United States.

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Edition Notes

Statementby Burns W. Roper.
ContributionsRoper Research Associates., Television Information Office, New York.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHE8700.8 .R66
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 26 p.
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5188220M
LC Control Number75007934

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