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Author Greenwald, Marilyn S.

Title Pauline Frederick reporting [Axis 360 electronic resource] : a pioneering broadcaster covers the Cold War / Marilyn S. Greenwald ; foreword by Marlene Sanders.

Imprint [Lincoln] : Potomac Books, an imprint of the University of Nebraska Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (391 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Photographs; Foreword; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chronology; 1. A Quirk of Fate; 2. Polly the Prizewinner; 3. Talking about Serious Things; 4. Television's Merciless Eye; 5. Crisis Pauline; 6. Perils of Pauline; 7. The Great Assembly Hall; 8. If Not Miss Frederick, Who?; 9. Death of the Peacock; 10. Liberating the Airwaves; 11. Good News, Bad News, and Agnews; 12. Full Circle; 13. Out of the Box; Notes and Sources; Selected Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z.
Summary Pauline Frederick Reporting is the biography of the life and career of the first woman to become a network news correspondent. After no less an authority than Edward R. Murrow told her there was no place for her in broadcasting, Pauline Frederick (1908-90) cracked the good old boys' club through determination and years of hard work, eventually becoming a trusted voice to millions of television viewers. During Frederick's nearly fifty years as a journalist, she interviewed a young Fidel Castro, covered the Nuremberg trials, interpreted diplomatic actions at the United Nations, and was the first.
Subject Frederick, Pauline.
Women journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Cold War -- Press coverage -- United States.
Cold War -- Press coverage -- United States.
Frederick, Pauline, 1885-1938.
Frederick, Pauline.
Women journalists -- United States -- Biography.
Genre Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Greenwald, Marilyn S. Pauline Frederick reporting 9781612346779 (DLC) 2014032930 (OCoLC)894128410
ISBN 9781612346786 electronic bk.
1612346782 electronic bk.
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