When a broadcasting company sought to build a television tower on top of the Scotts Bluff National Monument in 1954, the National Park Service refused the request. Television did come to the area the following year, when the company accepted a site without historical significance or striking scenery.
Roberts, Phil (1996). "Scotts Bluff National Monument and the Coming of Television to the Nebraska Panhandle." Nebraska History 77, 21-29.