TV in the USA: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas [3 volumes] Pdf Book

TV in the USA: A History of Icons, Idols, and Ideas [3 volumes]

  • Author : Vincent LoBrutto
  • ISBN : 144082973X
  • Category : Performing Arts
  • Publisher : ABC-CLIO
  • Pages : 1133
  • Release Date : 2018-01-04

This three-volume set is a valuable resource for researching the history of American television. An encyclopedic range of information documents how television forever changed the face of media and continues to be a powerful influence on society. • Supplies historic context for why television shows were released at a particular moment in time • Covers key television genres—such as the western, sitcoms, crime shows, and variety programs—in detail • Provides readers with an understanding of the technical evolution of television that directly affected programming • Includes biographies of important individuals in the television industry

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