Book Discussion on Sensationalism

Co-editor David Sachsman talked about the book, Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th Century… read more

Co-editor David Sachsman talked about the book, Sensationalism: Murder, Mayhem, Mudslinging, Scandals, and Disasters in 19th Century Reporting, a collection of essays exploring sensationalism in 19th century news reporting. 

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2013 LCV Cities Tour” in Chattanooga, Tennessee, from December 15-19 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Comcast local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed.  The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on BookTV on C-SPAN2. close

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

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Book Discussion on Sensationalism

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Interview
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Chattanooga, Tennessee, United States
First Aired:
Jan 18, 2014
Last Aired:
Jan 19, 2014

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  • Jan 18, 2014 | 12:11pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 1:22am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 11:05am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Jan 19, 2014 | 8:52pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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