Schurz, Sr., Franklin D.

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Date
2014
Main contributor
Schurz, Sr., Franklin D.
Summary
Video bio of Franklin D. Schurz, Sr., inducted to Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Hall of Fame in 2014.

Produced by Scott Leiter & WSBT South Bend;

Franklin D. Schurz, Sr., was the longtime editor and publisher of the South Bend Tribune and owner of WSBT-AM/FM/TV in South Bend, Indiana. He served as general manager of WSBT-AM/FM from 1936-1946 and was editor and publisher of the newspaper from 1954-72. He was chairman of the privately owned Schurz Communications, which at the time of his death in 1987 included the Tribune and WSBT-TV in South Bend as well as television stations in Virginia, Missouri and Georgia, and four cable television systems.
--Words from the Indiana Broadcast Pioneers
Contributor
Leiter, Scott
Publishers
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers; WSBT-AM/FM/TV
Genre
News
Subject
Broadcasting--United States--History
Location
Indiana
Collection
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers Collection
Unit
Indiana Broadcast History Archive
Language
English
Rights Statement
In Copyright
Terms of Use
Permission to stream this video was provided by Indiana Broadcast Pioneers
Related Item
Indiana Broadcast Pioneers 
Other Identifier
Other: IBHA.IBP.0064

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