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Document Details


Title: Bob Miron
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Cable Center. Barco Library. Special Collections
Collection: Cable Center Oral History Collection
Description: Bob Miron is an example of quiet but effective leadership, often working behind the scenes. Beginning his career at Advance/ Newhouse right after college, his fresh vision and forward thinking left a legacy on the industry. He solidified the multi-system operator (MSO) group that backed Discovery Channel founder John Hendricks and marshaled in the microwave system that allowed HBO to develop in pre-satellite days. As two-time NCTA chairman, Miron was committed to responsible programming and took the lead on the TV ratings system, funding C-SPAN and providing leadership through Cable in the Classroom and the High-Speed Education Connection.
URL: http://www.cablecenter.org/education/library/oralHistoryDetails.cfm?id=242
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Miron, Bob
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Newark, NJ; New Jersey; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Broadcasting executive; Business executive
Document date: 22-Jul-1998
Interviewer: Keller, Jim
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Broadcasting; Cable television--United States; North America; Oral history; Telecommunication cables; United States
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: OHI0033769-37055