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Brought to You by . . .

Dan Rapak

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ISBN 10: 1477290516 / ISBN 13: 9781477290514
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Title: Brought to You by . . .

Publisher: AuthorHouse

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Book Type: Hardcover

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Hardcover. 398 pages. Dimensions: 9.1in. x 6.2in. x 1.4in.This is a story covering 37 years in television broadcasting including 29 years at the ABC Television Network. Its a story about the broadcast of major events ranging from The Super Bowl and The Olympics to the accident at Three Mile Island. Its about the efforts to get the broadcast back on the air at The 1989 World Series after The San Francisco Earthquake hit disrupting the coverage. It tells what was involved in getting those unforgettable images of Captain John Testrake being interviewed on the tarmac of Beirut Airport while a terrorist waved his pistol behind the Captains head during the hijacking of TWA Flight 847. Learn what went on behind the scenes to bring those events to your home. Learn about the obstacles that had to be overcome; the hard work, the zany antics and the triumphs of the people who worked behind the cameras and microphones to get those broadcasts on the air and bring those images to America and the world. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781477290514

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Synopsis: This is a story covering 37 years in television broadcasting including 29 years at the ABC Television Network. It's a story about the broadcast of major events ranging from The Super Bowl and The Olympics to the accident at Three Mile Island. It's about the efforts to get the broadcast back on the air at The 1989 World Series after The San Francisco Earthquake hit disrupting the coverage. It tells what was involved in getting those unforgettable images of Captain John Testrake being interviewed on the tarmac of Beirut Airport while a terrorist waved his pistol behind the Captain's head during the hijacking of TWA Flight 847. Learn what went on behind the scenes to bring those events to your home. Learn about the obstacles that had to be overcome; the hard work, the zany antics and the triumphs of the people who worked behind the cameras and microphones to get those broadcasts on the air and bring those images to America and the world.

About the Author: Dan Rapak is a television broadcast engineer. He is a three time Emmy Award winner and Certified Professional Broadcast Engineer - the highest level of certification available in his field. For twenty years he worked on the road with ABC Field Operations covering major events for ABC Sports and ABC News, plus an additional nine years at ABC’s Broadcast Studios in New York. He is currently retired and makes his residence in Central Pennsylvania.

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