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The Resource Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter

Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter

Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history
Title
Mightier than the sword
Title remainder
how the news media have shaped American history
Statement of responsibility
Rodger Streitmatter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Streitmatter, Rodger
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4888.I53
LC item number
S77 1997
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Press
  • Press and politics
  • Journalism
  • United States
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Creating "Rosie the Riveter": propelling the American woman into the workforce
  • Exposing Joe McCarthy: television's finest hour
  • Pushing the civil rights movement onto the national agenda
  • Vietnam War: bringing the battlefield into the American living room
  • Watergate forces the president to his knees
  • Rush Limbaugh: leading the Republican revolution
  • How the news media have shaped history: focusing on the how
  • Sowing the seeds of Revolution
  • Abolition: turning America's conscience against the sins of slavery
  • Slowing the momentum for women's rights
  • Attacking municipal corruption: the Tweed ring
  • Journalism as warmonger: the Spanish-American War
  • Muckraking: the golden age of journalism
  • Defying the Ku Klux Klan
  • Father Coughlin: formenting anti-semitism via the radio
Control code
36364071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 287 p.
Isbn
9780813332109
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97000769
Other physical details
ill.
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Creating "Rosie the Riveter": propelling the American woman into the workforce
  • Exposing Joe McCarthy: television's finest hour
  • Pushing the civil rights movement onto the national agenda
  • Vietnam War: bringing the battlefield into the American living room
  • Watergate forces the president to his knees
  • Rush Limbaugh: leading the Republican revolution
  • How the news media have shaped history: focusing on the how
  • Sowing the seeds of Revolution
  • Abolition: turning America's conscience against the sins of slavery
  • Slowing the momentum for women's rights
  • Attacking municipal corruption: the Tweed ring
  • Journalism as warmonger: the Spanish-American War
  • Muckraking: the golden age of journalism
  • Defying the Ku Klux Klan
  • Father Coughlin: formenting anti-semitism via the radio
Control code
36364071
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 287 p.
Isbn
9780813332109
Isbn Type
(hc)
Lccn
97000769
Other physical details
ill.

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