Series
The Press And The People: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People
Episode Number
8
Episode
The Responsibilities Of Television. Part I
Producing Organization
WGBH Educational Foundation
Contributing Organization
WGBH (Boston, Massachusetts)
AAPB ID
cpb-aacip/15-80ht7n4v
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Description
Louis Lyons interviews America's foremost television journalist Edward R. Murrow on the state of television broadcasting. Lyons addresses a statement given by Murrow during a speech in Chicago in which he remarked, "Surely we shall pay for using this most powerful instrument of communications to insulate the citizenry from the hard and demanding realities that must be faced if we are to survive." Lyons continues the discussion of the topic with Murrow, who expresses his opinions regarding television content and its impact on the American public.
Louis Lyons hosts this series that discusses the problems and performance of the American Press in reporting leading questions of the day.
Broadcast
1959-01-24
Asset type
Episode
Genres
Talk Show
Topics
Public Affairs
Rights
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Media type
Moving Image
Duration
00:29:20
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Credits
Director: Brydon, Loyd
Guest: Murrow, Edward R.
Host: Lyons, Louis
Producer: Lyford, Joseph
Producing Organization: WGBH Educational Foundation
AAPB Contributor Holdings
WGBH
Identifier: 143765 (WGBH Barcode)
Format: Betacam Digital (Digi Beta)
Generation: Master: preservation
Duration: 00:29:20
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Citations
Chicago: “ The Press And The People: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People ; 8; The Responsibilities Of Television. Part I,” 1959-01-24, WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC, accessed December 15, 2018, http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-80ht7n4v.
MLA: “ The Press And The People: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People ; 8; The Responsibilities Of Television. Part I.” 1959-01-24. WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Web. December 15, 2018. <http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-80ht7n4v>.
APA: The Press And The People: An Inquiry Into The Work Of The American Press In Informing The American People ; 8; The Responsibilities Of Television. Part I. Boston, MA: WGBH, American Archive of Public Broadcasting (WGBH and the Library of Congress), Boston, MA and Washington, DC. Retrieved from http://americanarchive.org/catalog/cpb-aacip_15-80ht7n4v