Television weathercasting a history by Henson, Robert

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .

Written in English

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  • United States,
  • United States.

Subjects:

  • Television weathercasting -- United States -- History.,
  • Television weathercasters -- United States.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-177) and index.

Book details

Statementby Robert Henson.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC877.5 .H46 1990
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 193 p. :
Number of Pages193
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2218157M
ISBN 100899504922
LC Control Number89043696

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