The Early Years of Television in Maine

Fred ThompsonA Cultural Affairs lecture by Fred Thompson

Thompson will speak on his family's involvement in broadcasting beginning in 1925- as highlighted in his book The Rines Family Legacy - and will discuss his book The History of Broadcasting Maine: The First Fifty Years (1993, Maine Association of Broadcasters Publications Committee).

Thompson served as President of WCSH-TV Portland/WLBZ-TV Bangor from 1983 to 1998 and chaired the Maine Association of Broadcasters Publications Committee. 

This event is free and open to the public. For more information, please contact Dr. Katrina Hoop, at khoop@sjcme.edu or 893-7934.