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

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11/23/1958

Louis Lyons hosts this series of programs that discuss the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day. Guests: Penn Kimball, reporter, former Political Editor Colliers magazine; Thomas Winship, Boston Globe. _-_ In this introductory program, filmed shortly after the 1958 U.S. Senate election, the guests discuss the nature of political reporting, including the role of the political press officers in the nature and dissemination of information to the American people. Topics covered include the difference between the coverage of local and national politics.


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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
Introduction
Program Number

1

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 hosts this series of programs that discuss the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day. Guests: Penn Kimball, reporter, former Political Editor Colliers magazine; Thomas Winship, Boston Globe. In this introductory program the guests discuss the nature of political reporting, including the role of the political press officers in the nature and dissemination of information to the American people. Topics covered include the difference between the coverage of local and national politics.

Duration

00:30:02

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Media
Washington (D.C.)--Politics and government
United States--Politics and government
History
Television broadcasting
Historical television programs
Journalism
Locations
Boston, MA
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Public Affairs
Contributors
Lyford, Joseph (Producer)
Winship, Thomas (Guest)
Lyons, Louis Martin, 1897-1982 (Presenter)
Kimball, Penn (Guest)
Citation
Chicago: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Introduction,” 11/23/1958, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 3, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8999D1BF94124AA19EAEF27052CFF1F2.
MLA: “Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Introduction.” 11/23/1958. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 3, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8999D1BF94124AA19EAEF27052CFF1F2>.
APA: Press And The People, The: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People; Introduction. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_8999D1BF94124AA19EAEF27052CFF1F2
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