TITLE

Beam me up

AUTHOR(S)
Bernstein, A.
PUB. DATE
June 1992
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;6/8/92, Vol. 112 Issue 22, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that undeclared presidential candidate H. Ross Perot last week held his first `electronic town-hall meeting' with a simultaneous rally conducted in six states and connected by satellite. The Perot in-your-face approach; Vestron Video and MPI Home Video present videos on Perot.
ACCESSION #
9206081545

 

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