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lily fb this is orson welles and this is the story of a marine
corps public television it all begins in nineteen fifty three one k u h t houston becomes the first non commercial station to go on the air not surprisingly the station's assume owners education and the programming reflects it how the ladies and gentleman i would like to talk to you about opera not please don't do what he just wanted to turn the knob been switched to another sketch in nineteen fifty the dream team to albuquerque scheming to be signed on monday the first program you and in english class the station's first home was a converted sorority house not exactly up to today's standards as was true nationally the first programs were almost always lying in a new documentary on education joyce merit award winning tv kindergarten public school
music classes taught by among others catherine the character nancy johnson and gene locke and the unflappable an unforgettable dr george fishbeck science shows delighted an educated generation ever knew a program about a fire extinguisher on this earth now like a child i'm sure not where educational television has a few lessons of its own is another one that's two hundred grams or malcolm what's happened that haven't had to glide a sense of the top and we can do that one what are you doing down a little kitten was at a comeback here at isaac it was hungry over here all on there goes the kidnapper her mom and you know accused going order for of course channel fighting and it's going so well so why you know what that
was was a mama cat with a kitten and now your show well what did we learn today i mean this is educational television's post production which you're before you is the entire production programs weekly budget is a hundred and fifty dinars including sellers and then you lived in i mean you know this is an educational television it is nine years old quite young and the annals of education within television itself is that you come to being this afternoon there were sixty seven stations in the country tonight this becomes the sixty eight and time there will be over two hundred such patients that will and short be the development of a new fourth television that we're serving all the people of the fifty states that are this land as the station's grow more on what
types of programs that drive and educational television as soon at its first stop on the edge of the boston symphony orchestra and as you're putting the tapes to get together on how well now we have an example here has only passage of that person and then it hasn't showed up with pat a few sections of the cello section there's supposed to be an old broad section here but i don't find it saw the path leads to have cultural slippery when you lived there the bizarre thing unusual about that state worker uses sticky tape and then you want to cut these are all of the time it was even possible so flamboyant and the north of the tv staple for years to come and to
wonder will not even the actors who was eating her kitchen and now along one part of a tree guide and any tv channel five have long been the leader in mexico all of how to series like the victory guide so joy knew what you're wishing and continued success as they celebrate this silver anniversary that's twenty five years of outstanding service in nineteen sixty three the national distributor programs of dogs the main national educational television and begins producing five hours of programming a week its first major dramatic presentation comes a year later when a young john boyd starts in christopher tries mostly christmas it's also a nineteen sixty six of coverage of current events becomes an earnest priority and through that he is an ag jenna will present a whirl hundred documentaries including milosevic got thirty documentary on vietnam still
so many of the frustrations of ideology that the nineteen sixty seven noncommercial television will change wherever it is the year the carnegie commission publishes a study on the potential of educational broadcasting a new name is encouraged and so as a new mission the new public television will hinder the new and broader school television that entertains as well as informants president johnson signs into all the public broadcasting act committing government support it's a time of technological advances also callers and houston lyndon johnson's state of the union address and the first time stations across the country joined together to carry the same broadcast into their communities like the national
network came to me is played a strong role in sharing the dense important to its viewers since nineteen sixty eight k enemies podcast victorian dresses and legislative sessions and his public television became a permanent part of the national scene the enemy moved into its permanent facility and present all anew in inns north campus the bbc he's chronicled on the planet television magazine program for public broadcasting experimental in nature the deal is an eclectic assortment of current issues performing arts pbr was the first regular series to be simultaneously carried by public stations across the country sometimes uneven and often controversial u b b l will run to use the new children's program mr rogers neighborhood will find itself trying to
comfort the nation reeling from robert kennedy's assassination ive been terribly concerned about the graphics display of violence which the mass media has been showing recently and i played for your protection and support of your young children or children a different kind of revolution is about to take place of the place called sesame street it seems like an ideal time to come out when new television commercials actually move to this at the idf says that has that same year is a five castro produced in nineteen sixty nine reaction was good except for the street itself somewhat like the wonder of fantasy and the lights are elsewhere
the answer isn't awkward but willie horton are in no big hurry quickly sesame street our series a series of public television's we say and do that throughout the nineteen seventies came and he continued to produce educational programs for children most recently the music program sound express a symphony orchestra has many different instruments another tradition dating from the early sixties live broadcast from the state fair i went on a long side trips to other events like the balloon fiesta ends our
enemies either program offering to this period when the equally broad public affairs programs sports programs including a season of love of basketball rosemary doolittle making your garden grow and solar energy a six part series televised nationally in it and sing and us interests interval of time during this silvery new play enemy had been entertaining than on life in the neighbor mulally of those voices popularity is in nineteen seventy one and using american teens and tweens made from bundlers
duties masterpiece the abuses it uses the money you're the king of the visit the upstairs the cane and the faith and rural india and the minions beyond the unit and it didn't know yet well the british become so popular that same questions arise as to the whereabouts of american drama the answer is not long in coming person of moore and fall of a lot of human beings there was no conscience then it
recently as beans beans other problems or cause of current protests precious you cannot get even the toilet seat unless of course that's where even playing around but we were to be speaking pretty openly here so if their children watching ask any of your parents might be easily offended to leave the room by row in nineteen seventy one great american dream machine roared last the airwaves with an outrageous life
one night i was watching dr frankenstein there's a wild idea for car called a new approach to see a thousand pound car that's why well there's a lot of transmission the machine that turns twenty pounds of trash and that twenty pounds of trash in august of nineteen seventy one its purpose is to provide comprehensive coverage of major washington events sound of them over and robert the new unnamed co anchor is the president of the united states is not complete it is for him the last straw and he directs his aides to come up all funds for public broadcasting his chief television adviser great whitehead informs and that such
direct action is not possible but other options to exist in december the administration leaks to the press the salaries of mcneil that all the uproar begins is followed by an attack on all public affairs programming the nixon administration tried to dismantle public television with no small irony public television without toss aside its regular programming for an important role in revealing the incredible story of what you all have good and you walk into a presidential contender one question at all of the installation of any listening devices was aware that i was aware of listening
devices to ask though america is wrestling with its recent mass public television is keeping him on some other age tribes sanchez of artistic achievement in the performing arts singers in america phrases that under the first time the nation's enjoys the vitality of millions of its regional theaters do you really premieres this quickly acknowledged for its artistic achievements not surprisingly dance activity and interest soon increases across the country and common sense also isn't
he was a lot of public television's symphonic performer since the seventies public television has become america's consul the one place where it's gathered all the world's great performance in the us you see and orchestras disability for the previous generation is socialism you mean as long everything from the symphony best known perhaps or the new mexico symphony orchestra concerts and last year's national broadcast featuring the senate chamber music festival
is america's only week in the pacific northwest and a scat discoveries pitch black at his pitch but says there is no honor family there this is the actual recording of a cameraman martyn is the incredible which creates a science landmark on television this national geographic special cross the largest audience at a product of millions of you is a captain fantastic and truly
incredible it was hard being seventy nine thousand gallons a day america as two hundred years old and all of public television reading as for the celebration for its most prized get information public television presents the adams chronicles america's history through the public and private lives one of the most remarkable first family's the adams chronicles his acclaimed as the bicentennial one of the most important of all television contributions to america's great cities is also probably television's most ambitious dramatic presentation well nineteen seventy six is also an election year on public television's pioneers and new ways to report the news the macneil lehrer report
stars as an opportunity to give the news private names each night robert mueller one story at one story only it works as dials begin turning know the meaning behind the headlines super the macneil lehrer report soon becomes the anchor for a whole array of public affairs programs the economy capitol hill special events congressional hearings and documentaries all receive regular attention on public television does a commitment unmatched in american broadcasting along with rue kaiser and all of this year it was three rejoin happily and wishing cayenne m atv a glorious twenty fifth anniversary will continue to be with you every friday night at age thirty and we are very bullish on the next twenty five years the chow five public affairs programs like impact alone new mexico ap's it work report from santa fe and executive news
brief of always been a part of canaan maine then in nineteen eighty one the station began its most ambitious public affairs effort it focuses on a single issue and has won high praise you were a strong force using the network that connects with santa fe and other publications and coulson was cruz's disruptive on issues in advance by the end of the birthday celebration two hundred and sixty five stations around here and no longer playing catch up with technological change public television is now making those changes work begins on america's first satellite system for over the air broadcast for the hearing impaired are closed captioning process developed as a result of war were communications is suddenly available
people previously excludes what i'm dressing special means is we're now become expected of public television many black mass audience feel the need is no incinerator minorities women and the ag find a source for information as the nineteen seventies way cost of providing television service to the people of new mexico began to outstrip the ability of the state in federal government to pay the bail so on air fundraising pledge drive the team a necessary part of channel five nine nine nine station as a community to become involved in helping denny now been operating cost and the public responded now some forty one percent of the station's budget is dependent on direct contributions from the public through pledge drives through business underwriting of programming broadcast cross through direct mail into an increasing variety of special events like last
year's wine tasting other special events that brought people like fred rogers and audiences in new york the curtain opens on the first full length broadcast performance from acclaimed metropolitan opera house regardless couple unilaterally whole new television continues making music is the white house doing on to the president television project begins with a new production of julius caesar six years
before the assistant see the complete works of william shakespeare and shakespeare plays houston in not supposed to perform oral appliance to preserve the scarlet letter this public television's most dramatic reduction of an american literary classic soon followed by more american demonstrations three john cheever stories from great performances james earl jones this is mark twain's life on the mississippi and while many others and raising eyebrows television and having lived in california already see it it was
clear photographer gave ray a substantial portion of his hairdo for unpublished the oral history of the third reich a portrait of mary productions and also shown viewers of darker side this one portraits of that this is just one of a number of illustrated daily specials about new mexicans who've played interesting roles in historical events a shortfall of wine or fall of ethical code that url is really efforts like the end of the novel have won national awards continuing a tradition which began in nineteen sixty eight when gene anyone its first national recognition in news and public affairs
more attention and it has stirred up an international hornet's nest the government of saudi arabia is furious and some of that country's friends in the carter administration in congress in the oil industry and in other influential voices of putting a lot of pressure on pbs to drop the program to find an item on to become schizophrenia might have to learn to live on a cosmic calendar compresses the local history of the universe into a single year the big bang is the upper left the first second of january first fifteen billion years later these are present the last second of december thirteen years we've emerged so recently that the familiar events of
the recording history occupy only the last seconds of the last minute of december thirty first and a vast ocean of time with this calendar represents everything else happened here in the west and set out in just a week and the great portions of space and time for which we have armored we are the legacy picking billion years of cosmic evolution we can enhance life come to know the universe that made us or we can squander our fifteen billion year heritage and meaningless self destruction what happens in the first second of the next year depends on what we do here and now with our
intelligence knowledge of the cosmos for the past twenty five years came to me has been proud to serve the mexicans with the vast public television locally and nationally gallup has a gentle fiber looking forward to the years ahead years which more than ever before she continued the reality of quality public broadcasting ninety investment mark russell and you know seems like only twenty five years ago that k and i'm at levi about what they're doing in their twenty five years later they're celebrating a silver anniversary we just wanted the listeners we think about in happy anniversary joe biden many many more and remember as albuquerque goal is so lawless roswell roswell it's
KNME-TV 25th Anniversary Presentation for Mark Russell Dinner, Dub
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KNME-TV 25th anniversary presentation for Mark Russell dinner. This program includes an overview of KNME-TV history and PBS in general. There are many historical images included and a summary of important programs and series in early KNME history. The local history is intertwined with a national history of PBS narrated by Orson Wells.
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