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Author Bodroghkozy, Aniko, 1960-
Title Equal time [electronic resource] : television and the civil rights movement / Aniko Bodroghkozy.
Publication Info. Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2012.
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 Libraries Electronic Books  ELECTRONIC BOOK-ebrary    AVAIL. ONLINE
Description x, 265 p. : ill.
Series History of communication.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [253]-258) and index.
Contents 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.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Palo Alto, Calif. : ebrary, 2013. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ebrary affiliated libraries.
Subject Television and politics -- United States.
Television broadcasting of news -- Political aspects -- United States.
African Americans on television.
Race relations on television.
African Americans in television broadcasting -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Television broadcasting -- United States -- Influence.
Added Author ebrary, Inc.
ISBN 9780252036682 (hardcover alk. paper)
9780252093784 (e-book)
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