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Date Posted: 14:54:26 08/26/18 Sun
Author: WTK
Subject: Re: WQED station tours
In reply to: Garage Rocker 's message, "Re: WQED station tours" on 20:59:24 08/22/18 Wed

I remember a series of prime-time specials in a kind of magazine format called PBL (Public Broadcasting Laboratory) that ran circa 1967-68. They were the first experiments in public television beyond the strictly educational. One I remember was an evening-long examination of racial issues that included such segments as a play performed by black actors in whiteface. I'm pretty sure CPB was established during the LBJ administration, so these probably were their first efforts.

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