Pioneers of Thirteen

Hudson Stoddard

Clip | 34m 43s

Hudson Stoddard joined THIRTEEN in 1962 as the head of development. Stoddard set the precedent of public television asking the public for their support and helped create pledge breaks. He conceived viewer “give-a-ways,” the Friends of THIRTEEN entity, as well as the ability to become a member of the station.

Aired: 08/28/12

Rating: NR

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