Book Discussion on Lights, Camera, War

Ms. Neuman discussed her book, [Lights, Camera, War: Is Media
Technology Driving International Politics?], published by St.
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Ms. Neuman discussed her book, [Lights, Camera, War: Is Media

Technology Driving International Politics?], published by St.

Martin’s Press. She concluded that new forms of media do not drive

diplomacy. She covers the history of new media technology such as

the telegraph, which always causes the diplomatic corps to fear

losing their best weapons of time and patience. President Carter is

cited as the first president to be affected by “live” satellite

television in the Iran hostage crisis. She also analyzed media

coverage of the Vietnam War and the Persian Gulf War. close

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Mar 10, 1996
Last Aired:
Mar 11, 1996

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  • Mar 10, 1996 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 1
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  • Mar 11, 1996 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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