Milan Kruml: Popularization of Science on Czechoslovak Television
Milan Kruml: Popularizace vědy v československé televizi
Science on Czech TelevisionLecture
A brief probe into the original popular science programmes of ČST from its beginnings until the end in 1989.
Media analyst Milan Kruml discusses the thematic scope of the period programming over the individual decades. He takes a closer look at the creative processes and their transformations. He also touches upon the ideological constraints of the normalisation period, presents examples of important programmes and cycles, and explains how popular science broadcasts were interpreted by the management of ČST and its viewers.