Includes bibliographical references (p. -258) and index.
Introduction -- Propaganda tool for racial progress? -- Network news in the civil rights years. The chosen instrument of the revolution? -- Fighting for equal time: segregationists vs. integrationists -- The March on Washington and a peek into racial utopia -- Selma in the "glaring light of television" -- Civil Rights in prime time entertainment. Bringing "urgent issues" to the vast wasteland: East side/West side -- Is this what you mean by color tv?: Julia -- Prime time, Good times -- Epilogue: the return of civil rights television: the Obama victory.
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