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Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Labor and The Press

Part of Press and the People.

02/07/1959

Louis Lyons interview Sam Romer, labor editor, Minneapolis Tribune and Gordon Cole, public relations director, International Association of Machinists – asking the question “Is our day-to-day newspaper coverage giving us the essential facts abut organized labor in the United States”. Gordon Cole talks about the continual bad press given to labor unions and labor relations in the United States – a fascinating snapshot in time into labor unions in the 1950’s.


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Series
Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People
Program
Labor and The Press
Program Number

12

Series Description

Louis Lyons hosts this series of programs that discuss the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day. Series release date: 1958

Program Description

Louis Lyons interview Sam Romer, labor editor, Minneapolis Tribune and Gordon Cole, public relations director, International Association of Machinists – asking the question “Is our day-to-day newspaper coverage giving us the essential facts abut organized labor in the United States”. Gordon Cole talks about the continual bad press given to labor unions and labor relations in the United States – a fascinating snapshot in time into labor unions in the 1950’s. Directed by Loyd Brydon, Produced by Joseph Lyford.

Keywords: Television broadcasting Media History Journalism Labor unions Organized labor Trade unions Collective bargaining United States United Teamsters of America McClellan Committee hearings Senate Select Committee on Improper Activities in the Labor or Management Field International Association of Machinists

Subject headings: Historical television programs

Proper names: Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- Romer, Sam Cole, Gordon Lyford, Joseph Brydon, Loyd

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Newspaper publishing--United States--History--20th century
Mass media--Economic aspects--United States
Strikes and lockouts--United States--History--20th century
Media and politics
Labor unions and mass media--United States--History
Labor unions--United States--Public opinion
Mass media--Social aspects--United States
Labor unions--United States--Officials and employees--Attitudes
Newspaper publishing--Economic aspects--United States
Labor unions--Political activity--Law and legislation
Mass media criticism--United States
Mass Media--History--United States
Mass media--Ethical aspects--United States
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Public Affairs
Contributors
Brydon, Loyd (Director)
Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- (Presenter)
Cole, Gordon (Guest)
Lyford, Joseph (Producer)
Romer, Sam (Guest)
Citation
Chicago: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Labor and The Press,” 02/07/1959, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 11, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72485AC7DEDC49BD8A27D6EA968DC315.
MLA: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Labor and The Press.” 02/07/1959. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 11, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72485AC7DEDC49BD8A27D6EA968DC315>.
APA: Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Labor and The Press. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_72485AC7DEDC49BD8A27D6EA968DC315
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