Book Discussion on Unsilent Revolution: Television News

Mr. Donovan and Mr. Scherer discussed their book, [Unsilent
Revolution: Television News and American Public Life], published by
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Mr. Donovan and Mr. Scherer discussed their book, [Unsilent

Revolution: Television News and American Public Life], published by

Cambridge University Press, and its main themes. They each commented on

their personal experiences with the media. They also described the

impact television has had on the American public. They said that events such as the civil rights movement, the famine in Africa, the McCarthy era, the

Vietnam War, and the space program were influenced

greatly by television coverage. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Book Discussion on Unsilent Revolution: Television News

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Booknotes
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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Aug 9, 1992
Last Aired:
Aug 10, 1992

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  • Aug 09, 1992 | 7:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 09, 1992 | 11:06pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Aug 10, 1992 | 1:05am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Aug 10, 1992 | 6:55am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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