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

Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter, (electronic resource)

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
Dewey number
070.4/493240973
LC call number
PN4888.I53
LC item number
S77 2012
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Press
  • Press and politics
  • Journalism
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-295) and index
Contents
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 reform journalism -- Defying the Klu Klux Klan -- Father Coughlin : fomenting anti-Semitism via the radio -- 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 -- 9/11 : failing the American public -- Electing an African-American president: a case study in news media bias
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000571005
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Isbn
9780813346304
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011038112
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000571005
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-295) and index
Contents
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 reform journalism -- Defying the Klu Klux Klan -- Father Coughlin : fomenting anti-Semitism via the radio -- 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 -- 9/11 : failing the American public -- Electing an African-American president: a case study in news media bias
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000571005
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
3rd ed.
Isbn
9780813346304
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2011038112
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000571005

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