By Patrick R. Parsons
Since the Nineteen Sixties, one of many pervasive visions of "cable" has been of a ubiquitous, versatile, interactive communications process able to supplying information, details, leisure, assorted neighborhood programming, or even social services. That set of utopian hopes turned often called the "Blue Sky" imaginative and prescient of cable tv, from which the booklet takes its title.
Thoroughly documented and thoroughly researched, but vigorous, sometimes funny, and constantly insightful, Blue Skies is the family tree of our media society.
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