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Communications and rural America

Mills, William

Communications and rural America

by Mills, William

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Telecommunication -- United States.,
    • Rural development -- United States.,
    • United States -- Rural conditions.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementprepared at the request of Warren G. Magnuson, chairman, Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation [by William Mills and Gretchen Kolsrud].
      ContributionsKolsrud, Gretchen, joint author., United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation., Conference on Communications and Rural America, Washington, D.C., 1976.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHE7781 .M53
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 49 p. ;
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4373031M
      LC Control Number78600567

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        A new publication, “Rural Poverty in the United States," co-edited by Ann Tickamyer, professor of rural sociology at Penn State, examines why the geography, demography and history of rural communities keeps them poor, in a comprehensive analysis that . Join us as we discuss a new book co-edited by Andy Smarick and Michael McShane, No Longer Forgotten: The Triumphs and Struggles of Rural Education in America, and hear from people working on the frontlines of rural education about what the present and future holds for these schools.

        But discussions often simplify the realities of America’s rural areas, cities, and suburbs, reducing these communities to monoliths with few overlapping experiences or attitudes. Thrive Rural will work closely with community and economic development, health and civic engagement experts across the nation to create a shared vision and understanding about what it will take to create dynamic, sustainable rural communities where all people .


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OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: 95th Congress, 1st session. Committee print. Summary report of the Conference on Communications and Rural America, held Nov. in Washington, D.C., organized by the Office of Technology Assessment and cosponsored by the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies and the National Rural Center.

OCLC Number: Notes: At head of title: 95th Congress, 1st session. Committee print. Prepared by William Mills and Gretchen Kolsrud.

Summary report of the Conference on Communications and Rural America, held Nov. in Washington, D.C., organized by the Office of Technology Assessment and cosponsored by the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies and the National Rural.

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