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2 edition of American life and television found in the catalog.

American life and television

from I love Lucy to Mad men

by Mark Mussari

  • 314 Want to read
  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Marshall Cavendish in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Television broadcasting,
  • Television programs,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementMark Mussari
    SeriesPop culture
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.U5 M873 2013
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25025701M
    ISBN 109781608709236, 9781608709281
    LC Control Number2011036023

      When “This American Life,” the public radio show that comes to Showtime tonight, began in , it was founded on the belief that everyone has a story to tell. Perhaps no phenomenon shaped American life in the s more than television. At the end of World War II, the television was a toy for only a few thousand wealthy Americans. Just 10 years later, nearly two-thirds of American households had a television. The biggest-selling periodical of the decade was TV Guide. In a nation once marked by strong.

    Books about news gathering and reporting in the electronic media. Book Collection: The History of Broadcasting. A set of significant books on the industry from its first decades. The Enjoyment of Radio And Television Books about understanding and enjoying electronic media: Directory Collection Directories from the 's to today. This list should really just be called best American books as authors appear more than once and that seems to be the way the ranking works. Also Ian Banks (author of the wasp factory #82) is not American he is Scottish so he shouldn't be on here, however good/relevant to this list his book may be.

    Arts & Life Expand/collapse submenu for Arts & Life. Books; Movies; Television; Pop Culture; Food; Art & Design; Music Expand/collapse submenu for Music.   Television, rather than the Internet, likely remains the primary force distracting Americans from books. The proportion of the American population that watches TV must have hit a .


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