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Brought to you by The Cable Center, an educational nonprofit supporting the media, cable and telecommunications industry. This podcast series features the industry’s visionaries and leaders sharing their unique insights and experiences. This Podcast series is made possible through generous underwriting provided by the Cable TV Pioneers.

S1, E6 Cable Cowboys and American Entrepreneurs Part II

March 24, 2017

Back in the early days of cable distribution in the 1950s, and of satellite-delivered network programming in the 1970s, it took a certain type of businessperson to not just survive, but thrive under such harsh conditions. It took brilliant vision, a high risk tolerance and dogged tenacity. It also took an absolute, personal belief in cable’s potential to forever change television and communications and the roles they came to play in our society.