The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News Inventing Television News: 1946-1959

The Dawn of the Eye: The History of Film and TV News Inventing Television News: 1946-1959

In the beginning, no one knew quite what to do with the medium that would come to dominate international news coverage. A sense of journalistic purpose only came when radio veterans brought television news relevance and edge by tackling hitherto taboo subjects like racial segregation and McCarthy’s “red baiting.” The debates and battles for survival within this remarkable hour are riveting.

  • 1997
  • 00:55:01
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013
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