PSAs Urge Making Emergency Plans

Maffei, Glenn
December 2004
Multichannel News;12/6/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 49, p24
Reports on the release of public-service advertisements in December 2004 to encourage development of an emergency response to terrorist attacks. Statement issued by Tom Ridge, secretary of U.S. Homeland Security; Highlights of the advertisements; Request of the National Cable & Telecommunications Association for cable systems to run the spots instead of paid advertising.


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