Cable television and a regulatory policy
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Cable television and a regulatory policy Federal Communications Commission : report to the Subcommittee on Communications, Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce by United States. General Accounting Office

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Published by General Accounting Office in Washington .
Written in English


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Statementby the Comptroller General of the United States.
ContributionsUnited States. Federal Communications Commission.
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 22 leaves ;
Number of Pages22
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14507058M

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