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FT303 / CI303 Understanding Television

This guide supports FT303/CI303 Understanding Television.

Howard Gottlieb Archival Research Center

This page lists all of the television related subject guides in the Howard Gotlieb Archival Research Center (Mugar Library, 5th Floor).  Interested in learning more?  Contact the archive at


About these sources:

While many of these sources are still current, they are also helpful for trying to research the history of broadcasting.  For example:

  • How did viewers react to a particular television show when it premiered?
  • What were writers thinking when they created certain characters?
  • What did television news look like in the past?

Historical Print Sources

Streaming Media Sources