Book Discussion on Lights, Camera, War Johanna Neuman discussed her book, Lights, Camera, War: Is Media Technology Driving International Politics?, published by… read more

Book Discussion on Lights, Camera, War Johanna 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
  • Mar 10, 1996 | 10:59pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Mar 11, 1996 | 2:24am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 11, 1996 | 5:58am EST | C-SPAN 1
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