For kids, not kids' stuff

Caplan, Lincoln
October 1994
Newsweek;10/17/1994, Vol. 124 Issue 16, p90
Looks at Channel One, the network beamed to 12,000 schools in 47 states. A typical daily 12-minute show; The 30-second commercials that have overshadowed the shows; How Channel One is having an impact in the classroom; Why Whittle Communications sold it to K-III Communications last week.


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