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DescriptionHighlighting the resumption of cable television hearings by the House Communications Subcommittee on July 20, 1978--a demonstration of domestic communications satellite and cable technology. Don Williams, a cable operator in Santa Monica, testified before the Subcommittee via Western Union's Westar I statellite. Williams' testimony was beamed from Westar to this SATCOM-10T small earth station antenna (Antennas for Communications, Inc.) outside the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill. National Cable Television Association (NCTA) President, Robert Schmidt and Bob Hughes and Congressman Lionel Van Deerlin (D-CA) are standing next to the satellite
Date original1978 July 20
PhotographerAnkers Capitol Photographers, Washington, DC
SubjectsCable television--History--Photographs
National Cable Television Association (NCTA)
United States. Federal Communications Commission
PeopleVan Deerlin, Lionel
Schmidt, Robert
Hughes, Robert W.
CollectionNCTA Photograph Collection
Date digital2016
Physical description8 x 10 inch b&w photograph
Holding institutionBarco Library, The Cable Center
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