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Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Berlin Story,The; Part I

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02/14/1959

Filmed a short while after Nikita Khrushchev’s ultimatum to the West, that within 6 months the Soviets would withdraw from East Berlin and turn over power there to East Germany, Louis Lyons interviews Clifton Daniels of the News York Times and the lecturer and writer, James P. Warburg, on the emerging crisis in Berlin. _-_ _-_ Lyons poses the questions “Are we adequately informed about this critical issue?” And “how well have our foreign correspondents and our newspapers served us on the Berlin Crisis?”


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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
Berlin Story,The; Part I
Program Number

10

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

Filmed a short while after Nikita Khrushchev’s ultimatum to the West, that within six months the Soviets would withdraw from East Berlin and turn over power there to East Germany, Louis Lyons interviews Clifton Daniel of the News York Times and the lecturer and writer, James P. Warburg, on the emerging crisis in Berlin. Produced by Joseph Lyford, Directed by Loyd Brydon.

Lyons poses the questions “Are we adequately informed about this critical issue?” And “how well have our foreign correspondents and our newspapers served us on the Berlin Crisis?”

Keywords: Media History Journalism Soviet Union Communism Foreign news Berlin Crisis 1958-1962 International relations United States foreign relations World politics Cold War

Subject headings: Historical television programs

Proper names: Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- Daniel, Clifton, 1912- Warburg, James P. (James Paul), 1896-1969 Lyford, Joseph Brydon, Loyd

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Mass media criticism--United States
Conformity--United States
Mass media--Ethical aspects--United States
Cold War--Press coverage--Germany
Mass media--Social aspects--United States
Dissenters--United States--Public opinion
Cold War--Press coverage--United States
Democracy--United States--History--20th century
Cold War in mass media
Mass Media--History--United States
Mass media--Economic aspects--United States
Berlin (Germany)--History--1945-1990
United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union--History
Media and politics
Berlin (Germany)--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1990
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Public Affairs
Contributors
Warburg, James P. (James Paul), 1896-1969 (Guest)
Lyford, Joseph (Producer)
Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897- (Presenter)
Daniel, Clifton, 1912- (Guest)
Brydon, Loyd (Director)
Citation
Chicago: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Berlin Story,The; Part I,” 02/14/1959, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 8, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8486539C1ABD424FA9B45986C21FEEDD.
MLA: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Berlin Story,The; Part I.” 02/14/1959. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 8, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8486539C1ABD424FA9B45986C21FEEDD>.
APA: Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Berlin Story,The; Part I. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8486539C1ABD424FA9B45986C21FEEDD
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