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The Resource Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter

Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter

Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history
Title
Mightier than the sword
Title remainder
how the news media have shaped American history
Statement of responsibility
Rodger Streitmatter
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
070.4/493240973
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN4888.I53
LC item number
S77 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sowing the seeds of revolution -- Abolition: turning America's conscience against the sins of slavery -- Slowing the momentum for women's rights -- Attacking municipal corruption: the Tweed ring -- Journalism as warmonger: the Spanish-American war -- Muckraking: the golden age of reform journalism -- Defying the Klu Klux Klan -- Father Coughlin: fomenting anti-Semitism via the radio -- Creating "Rosie the riveter": propelling the American woman into the workforce -- Exposing Joe McCarthy: television's finest hour -- Pushing the civil rights movement onto the national agenda -- Vietnam War: bringing the battlefield into the American living room -- Watergate forces the president to his knees -- Rush Limbaugh: leading the Republican revolution -- 9/11: failing the American public -- Electing an African-American president: a case study in news media bias
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvii, 316 p.
Isbn
9780813346311
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2011038112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn753351125
  • (OCoLC)ocn793788292
Label
Mightier than the sword : how the news media have shaped American history, Rodger Streitmatter
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction -- Sowing the seeds of revolution -- Abolition: turning America's conscience against the sins of slavery -- Slowing the momentum for women's rights -- Attacking municipal corruption: the Tweed ring -- Journalism as warmonger: the Spanish-American war -- Muckraking: the golden age of reform journalism -- Defying the Klu Klux Klan -- Father Coughlin: fomenting anti-Semitism via the radio -- Creating "Rosie the riveter": propelling the American woman into the workforce -- Exposing Joe McCarthy: television's finest hour -- Pushing the civil rights movement onto the national agenda -- Vietnam War: bringing the battlefield into the American living room -- Watergate forces the president to his knees -- Rush Limbaugh: leading the Republican revolution -- 9/11: failing the American public -- Electing an African-American president: a case study in news media bias
Dimensions
23 cm.
Edition
3rd ed.
Extent
xvii, 316 p.
Isbn
9780813346311
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Lccn
2011038112
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn753351125
  • (OCoLC)ocn793788292

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    • Harold B. Lee Library Brigham Young University, Provo, UT, 84602, US
      40.249156 -111.649242
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