American Broadcasting Company

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American Broadcasting Company

 

one of the largest radio and television corporations of the USA. It was formed in 1945 on the basis of a branch of the National Broadcasting Company, another major radio broadcasting company. In 1968 it consisted of about 500 radio stations and more than 200 television stations.

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