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Title Television in America : local station history from across the nation / edited by Michael D. Murray and Donald G. Godfrey.
Imprint Ames : Iowa State University Press, 1997.
Edition First edition.

Subject Television broadcasting -- United States -- History.
Television stations -- United States -- History.
Alt Name Murray, Michael D.
Godfrey, Donald G.
Description xxvii, 428 pages ; 24 cm
Edition First edition.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 397-406) and index.
Contents Tackling the TV titans in their own backyard: WABC-TV, New York City -- The Hustler: WTNH-TV, New Haven -- Forgotten pioneer: Philco's WPTZ, Philadelphia -- Capitalizing on the Capital: WMAL-TV -- WSB-TV, Atlanta: the "Eyes of the South" -- "Foremost in service, best in entertainment": WHAS-TV, Louisville -- WTVJ, Miami: Wolfson, Renick, and "May the good news be yours" -- A TV pioneer's crusade for civil rights in the segregated South: WFTV, Orlando, Florida -- The Nation's station: WLWT-TV, Cincinnati -- A West Texan fulfills his dream: KDUB-TV, Lubbock -- First in education: WOI-TV, Ames, Iowa -- Pulitzer's prize: KSD-TV, St. Louis -- News in the heartland: WBBM-TV, Chicago -- News leader: WCCO-TV, Minneapolis -- In the public interest: WEWS-TV, Cleveland -- "In the heartland": WDAF-TV, Kansas City -- The West coast's first television station: KCBS, Los Angeles -- Paramount's KTLA: the leading station in early Los Angeles television -- KSL, Salt Lake City: "At the crossroads of the West" -- San Francisco's first television station: KPIX -- KING-TV, Seattle: King of the Northwest -- Alaska's television frontier: Northern Television, Inc., and the Augie Hiebert story.
ISBN 0813829690
OCLC # 35095983
Table of Contents
IThe Eastern Establishment 
 1Tackling the TV Titans in Their Own Backyard: WABC-TV, New York City / Craig Allen3
 2The Hustler: WTNH-TV, New Haven / Margot Hardenbergh19
 3Forgotten Pioneer: Philco's WPTZ, Philadelphia / Michael Woal, Linda Kowall Woal39
 4Capitalizing on the Capital: WMAL-TV / David Weinstein61
IISouthern States 
 5WSB-TV, Atlanta: The "Eyes of the South" / Ginger Rudeseal Carter79
 6"Foremost in Service, Best in Entertainment": WHAS-TV, Louisville / John P. Ferre92
 7WTVJ, Miami: Wolfson, Renick, and "May the Good News Be Yours" / Fran Matera106
 8A TV Pioneer's Crusade for Civil Rights in the Segregated South: WFTV, Orlando, Florida / Linda M. Perry128
 9The Nation's Station: WLWT-TV, Cincinnati / Russell A. Jenisch, Yasue Kuwahara155
 10A West Texan Fulfills His Dream: KDUB-TV, Lubbock / Jay A. R. Warren172
IIIThe Central Heartland 
 11Fist in Education: WOI-TV, Ames, Iowa / Don Caristi195
 12Pulitzer's Prize: KSD-TV, St. Louis / Michael D. Murray210
 13News in the Heartland: WBBM-TV, Chicago / Marjorie Fox226
 14News Leader: WCCO-TV, Minneapolis / Mark Neuzil, David Nimmer245
 15In the Public Interest: WEWS-TV, Cleveland / Mary E. Beadle268
 16"In the Heartland": WDAF-TV, Kansas City / William James Ryan282
IVThe Western Frontier 
 17The West Coast's First Television Station: KCBS, Los Angeles / Steven C. Runyon301
 18Paramount's KTLA: The Leading Station in Early Los Angeles Television / Mark Williams322
 19KSL, Salt Lake City: "At the Crossroads of the West" / Donald G. Godfrey, Val E. Limburg, Heber G. Wolsey338
 20San Francisco's First Television Station: KPIX / Steven C. Runyon353
 21King-TV, Seattle: King of the Northwest / Val E. Limburg367
 22Alaska's Television Frontier: Northern Television, Inc., and the Augie Hiebert Story / B. William Silcock384
 Selected Bibliography397