CBC-TV News in Review: Covering Wars: Journalists At the Front*

  • 1991 ----- color ----- 60 min ----- vhs///
  • Segments: 1. In the Beginning (10 min), a view of war reporters throughout history from Homer up until the use of radio; 2. The Electronic Age (13 min), the new era of live reporting via radio and television; 3. Vietnam: The Television War (11 min), the experiences of reporters in the Vietnam War who had more freedom to do their jobs than those who came before; 4. A Dangerous Business (10 min), the dangers of reporting from the front lines; 5. The Military Takes Over (14 min), the modern age of tightly-controlled, government-censored war reporting. (Extensive study guide available upon request) (Donated by the Department of Canadian Studies) (Restricted to use by institutions of learning within the State of Washington only)
  • Topics: (Audiovisual Education, Television, War and Peace)