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Eden, Suez, and the mass media : propaganda and persuasion during the Suez crisis

Author: Tony Shaw
Publisher: London ; New York : Tauris Academic Studies, I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the U.S.A. and Canada distributed by St. Martin's, 1996.
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Through a study of the Eden Government's battle for the hearts of the British and Americans during the Suez Crisis, the book dispels the myth that the media were passive observers of events and reflected public opinion. It compares Eden's government and that of Thatcher during the Falklands war.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden; Anthony Eden, Earl of Avon; Anthony Eden
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Shaw
ISBN: 1850439559 9781850439554
OCLC Number: 34406200
Description: xi, 268 pages : map ; 22 cm
Contents: Part 1 The British press: Eden and the press - the state of play in July 1956; nationalization; "rattling the sabre"; losing the initiative; collusion and war; the press - conclusion. Part 2 The BBC: collision course; "Are they enemies or just socialists?"; division and disunity; the crucible; the BBC - conclusion. Part 3 The campaign in the United States: the "special relationship" and the role of public opinion; mobilizing Amercian opinion - an identity of interests?, communism versus colonialism, going it alone; the campaign in the United States - conclusion.
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