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Television : the first fifty years

Author: Jeff Greenfield
Publisher: New York : H.N. Abrams, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Text and more than 516 illustrations survey fifty years of television broadcasting in the United States.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Greenfield, Jeff.
Television.
New York : H.N. Abrams, ©1977
(OCoLC)716407867
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeff Greenfield
ISBN: 0810916517 9780810916517
OCLC Number: 3711051
Description: 280 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 35 cm
Contents: [Pt.1] Television comes to America --
The impact: What television has done to America --
Form and function: How television took shape --
[Pt.2] Prime time --
Programming: Why we see what we see --
Variety: From the sensational to the conversational, and back again --
Situation comedy: The family way --
Drama and adventure: What happened to the "Golden Age"? --
[Pt.3] Advertising --
The selling of America --
[Pt.4] Daytime --
Passion once removed --
[Pt.5] News and sports --
Bigger than life --
[Pt.6] The next generation --
Television at the center.
Responsibility: Jeff Greenfield.

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Text and more than 516 illustrations survey fifty years of television broadcasting in the United States.

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