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  • Tags: Media and communications

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Americans have a long history of public arguments about taste, the uses of leisure, and what is culturally appropriate in a democracy that has a strong work ethic. Michael Kammen surveys these debates as well as our changing taste preferences,…

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Jon Katz is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 23 October 2014. Mr. Katz discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 23 March 1997, where he discussed his book "Virtuous Reality: How America Surrendered…

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Ken Auletta is interviewed as part of the Booknotes Oral History Project on 16 July 2014. Mr. Perlstein discusses his appearance on C-SPAN's Booknotes program on 6 October 1991, where he discussed his book "Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost…

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Jason Epstein has led arguably the most creative career in book publishing during the past half-century. In 1952, while a young editor at Doubleday, he created Anchor Books, which launched the so-called quality paperback revolution and established…

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The White House spokesman for both President Reagan and President Bush presents his memoirs along with an account of the power of the press and its influence on the presidency in setting the national agenda.

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Was AIDS intentionally inflicted upon blacks by whites? Was JFK assassinated as part of an intricate conspiracy? Daniel Pipes traces conspiracy theories through history and convincingly shows how they have been used as common tools of mass…

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This collection of essays includes materials from Rather's weekly newspaper column, his daily [CBS] radio program, and articles written for magazines and newspapers ... Short essays, most written in 1997 and 1998, are grouped in sections on news from…

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Drawing on examples both obscure and splashed across the front page, Morrow asks if, ultimately, we can understand evil - or if we even should. From Caligula to Columbine to his encounter with Milosevic, Morrow's stories are drawn from over thirty…

http://129.174.21.2/bknotes/plugins/Dropbox/files/407945.pdf
Film critic Michael Medved examines how Hollywood has broken faith with its public, creating movies, television, and popular music that exacerbate every serious social problem we face, from teenage pregnancies to violence in the streets. Michael…

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James Tobin at the Ernie Pyle exhibit at the Newseum in Rosslyn, Virginia.
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