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Papers of Paul K. Taff


Papers of Paul K. Taff
Taff, Paul K.
Collection number:
NPBA 93-21
2.50 linear feet
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Collection Area:
Mass Media and Culture
Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries, Hornbake Library, College Park, MD 20742. Tel: 301-405-9212, Fax: 301-314-2709, Email:

Paul K. Taff's participation in educational and public broadcasting focused primarily on children's programming. After working for various stations in the Midwest (WBEZ, Chicago; WTVP, Decatur, Illinois; WMVS, Milwaukee), he joined National Educational Television in 1960. There, he was assistant program director, director of program operations, and director of children's programming. Other activities in public broadcasting have included: member, National Association of Educational Broadcasters (NAEB), children's program director, Educational Broadcasting Union (EBU), member, National Public Radio's Committee on Long Range Planning and Legislation Resource Group; member, Eastern Public Radio Network (EPRN) board; and co-chairman and trustee, Public Radio Transponder (Westar IV). The collection consists of materials concerning National Educational Television, children's programming, legislative issues, and public broadcasting.

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