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Lawrence Grossman (1931–2018)


Lawrence K. Grossman, a former advertising executive, transformed PBS over eight years. Despite his initial reluctance to spend the required money, PBS became the first broadcast network to deliver its programming by satellite. He expanded the influence of the MacNeil/Lehrer program by lengthening it to an hour, from a half-hour, and started the "... See full bio »

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Frontline
Frontline Miscellaneous Crew
(1983)
PBS NewsHour
PBS NewsHour Miscellaneous Crew
(1975-1978)
Vietnam: A Television History
Vietnam: A Television History Miscellaneous Crew
(1983)
Today
Today Miscellaneous Crew
(1983-1987)

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 1985-1989 NBC Nightly News with Lester Holt (TV Series) (network executive - 6 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 November 1989 (1989) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 24 August 1989 (1989) ... (network executive)
- Reagan-Gorbachev Summit with Tom Brokaw (1986) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 29 September 1986 (1986) ... (network executive)
- Cocaine in Major League Baseball (1985) ... (network executive)
 1983-1987 Today (TV Series) (network executive - 79 episodes)
- Episode dated 24 December 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 11 December 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 1 December 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 11 November 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 6 November 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
 1984-1987 Meet the Press (TV Series) (network executive - 29 episodes)
- Episode dated 13 December 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 28 June 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 21 June 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 14 June 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
- Episode dated 7 June 1987 (1987) ... (network executive)
 1983 Frontline (TV Series documentary) (network executive - 25 episodes)
- Klaus Barbie: The American Connection (1983) ... (network executive)
- Moneylenders (1983) ... (network executive)
- Sanctuary (1983) ... (network executive)
- Crossfire in El Salvador (1983) ... (network executive)
- Who Decides Disability? (1983) ... (network executive)
 1983 Vietnam: A Television History (TV Series documentary) (network executive - 13 episodes)
- Legacies (1983) ... (network executive)
- The First Vietnam War, 1946-1954 (1983) ... (network executive)
- Vietnamizing the War: 1969-1973 (1983) ... (network executive)
- The End of the Tunnel: 1973-1975 (1983) ... (network executive)
- Tet: 1968 (1983) ... (network executive)
 1975-1978 PBS NewsHour (TV Series) (network executive - 2 episodes)
- Episode dated 29 May 1978 (1978) ... (network executive)
- Episode #1.1 (1975) ... (network executive)
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 2003 Reporting America at War (TV Series documentary) (special thanks - 1 episode)
- The Romance of War (2003) ... (special thanks)
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 1996 Fear & Favor in the Newsroom (Documentary)
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Book: "The Electronic Republic: Reshaping Democracy in the Information Age" Viking, ISBN 9780670861293

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