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Chattanooga Cable TV Vice-President Charles A. Smithgall III and Orion the talking robot visit the Cahattanooga News-Free Press
Chattanooga Cable TV Vice-President Charles A. Smithgall III and Orion the talking robot visit the Cahattanooga News-Free Press
TitleChattanooga Cable TV Vice-President Charles A. Smithgall III and Orion the talking robot visit the Cahattanooga News-Free Press
DescriptionOriginal caption: "Exclusive to TVC: Orion, a talking robot, left, and Chattanooga Cable TV Vice-President Charles A. Smithgall III, right, visited the staff of the Chattanooga News-Free Press Oct. 12, the day 11, 000 basic cable subscribers were introduced to Home Box Office pay programming with a five-day free preview. Smithgall's premium service, combining Home Box Office and other cable satellite programming, has been ordered by 3, 292 subscribers in less than 2 weeks."
Date original1978 October 12
Decade1970s
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
Home Box Office (Firm)
Cable television--Tennessee
Robots
Chattanooga (Tenn.)--Newspapers
Chattanooga Cable TV
Cable television--Marketing
PeopleSmithgall, Charles A., III
CollectionSearle Photograph Collection
IdentifierSR00860
Formatimage/jpeg
Date digital2012
Physical description8 x 10 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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