Additional Resources

American Archive of Public Broadcasting,

Ralph Engelman, Public Radio and Television in America: A Political History (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE, 1996).

Michael P. McCauley, B. Lee Artz, DeeDee Halleck, and Paul E. Peterson, eds., Public Broadcasting and the Public Interest (New York: Routledge, 2002).

Laurie Ouellette, Viewers Like You? How Public TV Failed the People (New York: Columbia University Press, 2002).

Allison Perlman, “The Battle for Educational Television: Broadcasting and Citizenship in the Postwar Era,” in Public Interests: Media Advocacy and Struggles over U.S. Television, by Allison Perlman (New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press, 2016), 13-45.

“The Public Broadcasting Act Turns 50. What’s Changed?” PBS News Hour, November 3, 2017,

“Public Broadcasting Fact Sheet,” Pew Research Center, Pew Research Center Journal & Media, August 7, 2017,