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Ross Moerman at Modesto HBO Launch
Ross Moerman at Modesto HBO Launch
TitleRoss Moerman at Modesto HBO Launch
DescriptionRoss Moerman at Modesto HBO Launch. Original caption: "Exclusive to VUE. Cablecom of Modesto launched Home Box Office June 9 [1978] with a local telethon. Here, systems marketing director Ross Moerman organizes the phone workers to begin receiving the 6, 000 orders placed during the week. 'We've taken so many orders we have a waiting list of almost 1, 000, ' Moerman said, after turning about 37 percent of their 19, 000 cable subscribers into HBO subscribers as well."
Date original1978 June 9
Decade1970s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Home Box Office (Firm)
Cable television--California
Sales personnel
Cablecom (Modesto, CA)
PeopleMoerman, Ross
CollectionSearle Photograph Collection
IdentifierSR00831
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2012
Physical description5 x 7 inch b&w photograph
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
CopyrightThis image is issued by The Cable Center. Use of the image requires written permission from the staff of The Cable Center's Barco Library. All responsibility for questions of copyright that may arise in the use made of reproduced material provided by the Barco Library must be assumed by the user. The Barco Library will provide any information it has available to the user.
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