Book Discussion on Fighting for Air

Ms. Trotta, in Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News, described the way in which television news is affected by an… read more

Ms. Trotta, in Fighting for Air: In the Trenches with Television News, described the way in which television news is affected by an ongoing war. Her book also is an account of her experiences as the first female combat correspondent for television news, during the Vietnam War. She went into detail about the discrimination she endured from male war correspondents. close

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Book Discussion on Fighting for Air

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 18, 1991
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2013

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  • Aug 18, 1991 | 8:22pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 18, 1991 | 11:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 19, 1991 | 2:26am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 19, 1991 | 6:58am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jan 19, 2013 | 6:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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