On 27 July 1974, when the Senate examined, after the National Assembly, a bill to end the centralised ORTF
and disperse its various departments into six independent companies, nothing was planned for the services common to the three channels--archives, training and research.
In France the government-controlled ORTF
would oppose its screening on television until 1981.
Transcription d'une emission radiophonique (ORTF
?), AFEUL, fonds Jacques Labrecque.
Taped in the studios of French television (ORTF
) in 1965, the program also features some rare performance footage, including arias by Massenet, Bellini and Puccini.
IN THE WELL-KNOWN TEXT published on the occasion of his sixtieth birthday, "Funf Revolutionen seit 1950," the composer asserted: "Since the beginning of 1986 I have felt very much as I did in 1952 in the Studio for Musique Concrete of the ORTF
in Paris, and from May 1953 in the Studio for Electronic Music of the WDR, Cologne: confronted by innumerable unifamiliar compositional situations in which one literally did not know where to make a start." 
On the second night the police intervened and closed down the performance.'(13) Philombe had entered the play with ORTF
Radio France for their Concours Inter-African, but it was not even accepted into the competition because it was thought that it could not be broadcast to African countries or be offered to African radio stations through France Inter's transmission service, an instance of transcontinental and pre-emptive censorship.
To tackle the more difficult aspects, Gusberti and a RAI lawyer went first to the BBC in London and later to Paris, to what was then called ORTF
, to study how they "cleared their programs for international sales."
Legislation transformed RTF into ORTF
(Office de Radiodiffusion-television francaise), which was established on 27 June 1964.
(Office de Radio Diffusion Television Francaise).