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Congress and the news media, edited, with commentaries and contributions by Robert O. Blanchard.

New York, Hastings House [1974] .
ISBN 0803811926

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Subjects État et presse -- États-Unis.
États-Unis. Congress.
Government and the press -- United States.
Government and the press.
United States.
United States. Congress.
Series Communication arts books.
Studies in public communication.
Description xiv, 506 pages 24 cm.
Copyright Date [1974]
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 488-491) and index.
Also issued online.
Summary An examination of the role of the media in current political processes -- not only its role as watchdog against political wrongs, but also its little-understood and changing relationship with Congress.
Contents The reporter's place in the house: a debate, 1789-90 / Annals of Congress -- Access for the official press: a debate, 1800 / Annals of Congress -- The letter-writers in the senate / Frederick B. Marbut -- The standing committee of correspondents / Frederick B. Marbut -- Access for the underground press / Luther A. Huston -- Modern accommodation: the new patronage? / James White -- Emigration of power to the little legislatures / J. Russell Wiggins -- Equality of access for broadcast journalism / William Small -- Modern access for broadcast: congressional hearings, 1969 / Special Subcommittee on Legislative Reorganization -- The executive dominates the news / Thomas Curtis -- Equal time for congress: congressional hearings, 1970 / Communications Subcommittee, Senate Commerce Committee -- Congressional use of publicity / Francis E. Rourke -- Congress, publicity and public policy / Nelson W. Polsby -- The value of publicity / Charles L. Clapp -- Mr. Agnew, you are wrong about the press / Bob Eckhardt -- Member attitudes on news media role / William L. Hungate -- Guess who's not coming to the Gridiron Club dinner? / Shirley Chisholm -- An oldtimer's view of the press / Richard Bolling -- A newcomer's view of the press / Clem Miller -- The variety of correspondents / Robert O. Blanchard -- The correspondents describe their work / Robert O. Blanchard -- Symbiosis: congress and the press / Delmer Dunn -- The stuff of which good reporting is made / Douglass Cater -- Covering the senate / Donald R. Matthews -- A view from the president's room / Richard L. Riedel -- Senator Lyndon Johnson: a correspondent's view / Stewart Alsop -- Senator Wayne Morse: a correspondent's view / A. Robert Smith -- Correspondents as participants: case I / Bert Andrews -- Correspondents as participants: case II / Noel Epstein -- The news media and the Bobby Baker case / Laurence Stern and Erwin Knoll -- Nobody covers the house / Michael Green -- The press and Washington's own suburban five / Lewis W. Wolfson -- The congressional hearing as publicity vehicle / Douglass Cater -- Congress, television and war protests / William Small -- The Sam Ervin show / Laurence Leamer -- TV lights, invitations, kisses and phone calls / Jeannette Smyth -- Keeping in touch with the people, getting along with the press ... / Donald G. Tacheron and Morris Udall -- And frankly, getting reelected / Mark J. Green, James M. Fallows and David R. Zwick -- Congress and the media: partners in propaganda / Ben H. Bagdikian -- The selling of the Pentagon: partisan involvements and antagonisms / Jerome Barron -- The first amendment and broadcast journalism: a debate, 1971 / Congressional record -- A new FOI watchdog needs watching / Robert O. Blanchard -- The federal shield law we need / Fred P. Graham and Jack C. Landau -- The potential dangers of shield legislation / Charles L. Bennett -- The battle of Watergate TV / George Larnder, Jr. -- Fair trial and the Watergate hearings / John J. Sirica -- Due process of law / The times -- TV's incandescent and damaging presence in the hearing room / Spiro Agnew -- Due process and the president / Washington post -- Trial by publicity? / Jules Witcover -- Nixon and his aides believe hearing is a witchhunt / Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstin.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)805926
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WorldCat Identities Blanchard, Robert O. 1934-
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