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Document Details


Title: Joseph S. Gans
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: Following high school and Army service in World War II, Mr. Gans attended Hazleton Technical School on the GI bill. His cable career began by building TV sets from kits and installing antennas to get reception in Hazleton, PA. His first cable build was the end of 1950 in Weatherly, PA. Using his own innovative technologies and those of others, he went on to build and own several cable companies throughout Pennsylvania under the name Cable TV Company. He is one of the original pioneers in the cable industry in terms of both creativity and leadership.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=225
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1989 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gans, Joseph S.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Hazleton, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Document location: State College, PA
Document date: 14-Oct-1989
Interviewer: Smith, E. Stratford, 1916-
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; North America; Oral history; Public broadcasting; Television; Television programs; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cable administrators
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0022730-24136