National Friends of Public Broadcasting (NFPB) Records
The National Friends of Public Broadcasting (NFPB), incorporated in 1970, is an autonomous and independent national organization for volunteers in public broadcasting. Its purposes are to help local volunteer groups organize, encourage community involvement and support for public television and to create an informed national constituency of lay people to represent concerned citizens, as well as the needs and problems of public television. It emphasizes the role and importance of the volunteer, and promotes cooperation between station management and volunteers as well as the exchange of ideas among local volunteer groups. The collection documents the foundation and development of NFPB with its attempts to acquire initial funding, its early relationship with CPB and the Carnegie Corporation of New York, and the group's later developments and endeavors.
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National Friends of Public Broadcasting (NFPB) Records, Special Collections, University of Maryland Libraries.Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/1903.1/1597
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