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AS3217 U.S. Media & Public Policy
Semester 2 2000-2001
A/P Ian Gordon
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Lecture 11
How the Media Shapes Events, Case Study Three: Civil Rights

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Martin Luther King at Civil Rights March on Washington, D.C. 
(August 28, 1963)

Reading:
Herman Gray, "Remembering Civil Rights: Television, Memory, and the 1960s," in Lynn Spigel and Michael Curtin, editors, The Revolution Wasn't Televised: Sixties Television and Social Conflict (New York: Routledge, 1996). NUS Library Holdings
Michael Winston, "Racial Consciousness and the Evolution of Mass Communications in the United States," Daedalus 111 (Fall 1982): 171-182.

Additional:
Michael Emery and Edwin Emery, The Press and America: an Interpretive History of the Mass Media (Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice Hall, 1992), Chapter Seventeen. "Challenge and Dissnt." RBR. NUS Library Holdings
Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years  [videorecording] Alexandria, VA: PBS Video, 1989. NUS Library Holdings
Arthur Kaul, "The Unraveling of America," in Lloyd Chiasson, Jr., editor, The Press in Times of Crisis (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1995). RBR
Clint C. Wilson and Felix Gutierrez, Race, Multiculturalism, and the Media: From Mass to Class Communication (Thousand Oaks, Calif.: Sage Publications, 1995). NUS Library Holdings
 

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