Table of contents for Unsilent revolution : television news and American public life, 1948-1991 / Robert J. Donovan and Ray Scherer.

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Part I. Twelve Episodes: 1. Police dogs, firehoses, and television cameras: shockwaves from the South
2. Exit Joe McCarthy
3. Television news and the ups and downs of Richard Nixon: the 1960 election
4. Television's march on Cape Canaveral
5. Television's supreme hour: the Kennedy funeral
6. In the eye of the storm: television news and the urban riots
7. Vietnam, 1965-1967
8. Vietnam, 1968-1975
9. Nixon's presidency: a difficult time for television news and the press
10. Nixon in China and Watergate
11. Infuriating pictures from Iran: television news, Jimmy Carter, and the Iranian hostage crisis
12. The call: relief for the Ethiopian famine, 1984
Part II. Ongoing Impact: 13. The White House in the television age
14. The television president: Reagan on prime time
15. The television occupation of Capitol Hill
16. From Dulles to Gorbachev: diplomacy and terrorism in the television age
17. Television and the transformation of American politics, 1952-1984
18. 1988
19. Profound change in print journalism: the invasion by television news
20. Newspapers in the age of television
21. Television's intrusion in the press box
22. Two different mediums: newspapers and television news
23. Conclusion: Tiananmen Square, the Berlin Wall, the Persian Gulf War, and the Russian coup

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Television broadcasting of news United States History 20th century, United States Politics and government 1945-1989, United States Politics and government 1989-1993