Dawn of the eye. Episodes 3 and 4 [videorecording] /
A productions of CBC Television in co-production with BBC and in association with the History Channel ; written, produced and directed by Alan Mendelsohn.
Toronto, ON : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, c2005.
1 videodisc (94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, Videocassette
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Toronto, ON : Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, c2005.
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Inventing television news (1945-1959) -- Power and the image (1960-1975)
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Narrator, Kenneth Welsh.
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Originally produced in 1997.
Director of photography, Michael Sweeney ; music, Eric Robertson, Claude Desjardins.
Inventing television news: Ahistory of the news camera from 1946-1959. Shows how television radically reshaped the way the news was reported in the United States and Canada. Shows the importance of the coverage of the Korean War, the McCarthy trials and the Civil Rights movement in the United States and Castro's Cuban Revolution. Shows the medium's growing influence in shaping public opinion and in influencing political careers.
The power and the image: A history of the news camera from 1960-1975. Covers events in Canada and the United States including the Kennedy-Nixon debates, the Civil Rights Movement, the Vietnam War, the October Crisis and Watergate. Shows how the television news media had become a powerful political force.
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