The Political Performers: CBS Broadcasts in the Public Interest

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THE POLITICAL PERFORMERS
CBS Broadcasts in the Public Interest

MICHAEL D. MURRAY

PRAEGER Westport, Connecticut London

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Preface ix
  • Chapter 1- The Cbs Tradition 1
  • Notes 12
  • Chapter 2- War of Words 13
  • Notes 23
  • Chapter 3- Murrow: Radio Days 25
  • Notes 39
  • Chapter 4- Civil Liberties 41
  • Notes 54
  • Chapter 5- Coming of Age 57
  • Notes 74
  • Chapter 6- Muckraking 77
  • Notes 90
  • Chapter 7- Youth Movement 91
  • Notes 105
  • Chapter 8- Military Matters 107
  • Notes 123
  • Chapter 9- Urban Questions 125
  • Chapter 10- Most Trusted 137
  • Notes 152
  • Chapter 11- Pastor of Public Affairs 153
  • Notes 163
  • Chapter 12- Carrying On 165
  • Notes 186
  • Afterword 189
  • Appendix A- Television's Desperate Moment 197
  • Appendix B- The End of an Era at Cbs 205
  • Appendix C Behind the Lines 217
  • Appendix D "And That's the Way It Is" (and Was) in Public Affairs Television 229
  • Selected Bibliography 235
  • Index 247
  • About the Author 253
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