Book Discussion on Ed Kennedy's War: V-E Day, Censorship, and the Associated Press
Next on American History TV, a discussion on World War II reporting and censorship, and the experience of Associated Press reporter Ed… read more
Next on American History TV, a discussion on World War II reporting and censorship, and the experience of Associated Press reporter Ed Kennedy.
Kennedy was fired in 1945 after he defied a military embargo by reporting on Germany’s surrender a day before the official announcement.
In early May of 2012, the Associated Press apologized for firing Kennedy.
The National Press Club hosted this one-hour event.
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*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Dunham, Richard S. President National Press Club->Journalism Institute
- Hamilton, John Maxwell Dean (Former) Louisiana State University->Manship School of Mass Communication
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