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    Preserving Historical Presidential Recordings

    Mr. Mankiewicz moderated a forum on the preservation of historic presidenntial audio and video material. During the program Mr. Valenti and Mr. Reeves commented on several audio and video…

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    Media and the Courts

    Panelists evaluated the arguments for and against cameras in federal courts, including the U.S. Supreme Court. They speculated about the impact C-SPAN could have on the U.S. judicial…

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    Book TV: Promoting Citizens' Literacy

    Panelists discussed the impact of BookTV on the literacy movement. They spoke about a recent report from the National Endowment for the Arts that claimed that reading in the U.S. is in decline. They spoke about…

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    C-SPAN and Congressional Hearings

    Panelists described C-SPAN Television Network’s influence on congressional hearings and the nation’s political consciousness through the regular televising of many of the hearings. They examined what happens when…

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    Franklin Roosevelt's Communication Legacy

    Panelists examined how U.S. presidents since Roosevelt have used the media to further their political agendas and popularity with the people.

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    President Roosevelt's Use of Radio

    The panelists discussed Franklin Delano Roosevelt’s use of radio as a political tool both prior to and during his presidency. They also answered questions from the audience.

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    The BBC Reports on America: Party

    At a party celebrating the publication of The BBC Reports on America, Its Allies and Enemies, and the Counterattack on Terrorism, comments were offered by BBC News chief executive Richard…

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    Twentieth Anniversary of NPR Morning Edition

    In a satellite college class about the 20th anniversary of NPR’s “Morning Edition” news program, Bob Edwards first showed his radio technique by interviewing Mike Wallace. Then audio clips were played…

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    Charles Kuralt Legacy

    The panelists talked about Charles Kuralt’s legacy. They discussed Mr. Kuralt’s influence on television news coverage. The Museum will not allow sales of this tape.

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    The State of Television News

    Mr. Cronkite and Mr. Malone discussed the state of television news. During their remarks they mentioned the effects of business competition on television journalism, the impact of…

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    Diversity and Talk Radio

    A panel of talk show hosts and a professor discussed the balance of viewpoints and minority voices in talk radio.

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    Television Coverage of Foreign Policy

    The panelists discussed the coverage of foreign affairs by the television industry. Topics included changes in the coverage of foreign affairs and in the attitude of the public. The…

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    Use of Television in Foreign Policy Panel 3

    Media news executives and newscasters discussed how foreign policy is affected by television. They pointed out that instant television coverage, even of wars, has resulted in policy being…

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    Television Coverage of International Conflict

    In a session from the conference, “Television and Foreign Affairs,” the panel examined television coverage of foreign conflicts from the Vietnam War through the Persian Gulf War, focusing on the impact…

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    Media Coverage and Presidential Campaigns

    In the last segment of a five-part series, journalists who have covered presidential campaigns discussed how television has changed the images of the candidates.

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    What Is Different About Television?

    Television, newspaper, and radio journalists described the history of television and how television images shape the public understanding of political events. They discussed the current…

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    Television Coverage of Presidential Campaigns

    In part 4 of a 5-part series, television, radio and newspaper correspondents discussed how television covered presidential campaigns.

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    Television Coverage of National Conventions

    In part 3 of a 5-part series, radio, television and newspaper reporters and news executives discussed the effects of television coverage on national political conventions.

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    Television Coverage of Presidential Primaries

    Panelists discussed the effects of television coverage on presidential primaries. It is part of a series of programs in which journalists and television executives discussed how television…

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