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Founders Day 2007

Douglas Gomery

Douglas Gomery, delivered the Founders Day Address, "What do professors really do." He is currently senior researcher at the Library of American Broadcasting (LAB) at the University of Maryland. One of the five largest broadcasting libraries in the world, the LAB deals with both commercial broadcasting and public TV/radio.

His 20 books—and more than 1,000 articles from all sort of encyclopedia to every related mass media journal to Modern Maturity (which his late mother took the most pride from)—have been translated into eight languages. He was the U.S. Postal Service consultant on “The 1980s” series for the stamp commemorating “Cable TV,” issued in Spring 2000.