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The Public Mind: Image And Reality in America: Illusions of News #656459

PBS Special for Wednesday, Nov 22, 1989

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An examination of factors influencing coverage of political events by the news media with Bill Moyers (PBS), political analyst William Schneider, former Reagan advisor Michael Deaver, author Ben Bagdikian, CBS News correspondent Lesley Stahl, author Mark Hertsgaard, political consultant Bob Squier, former NBC News correspondent Ken Bode, sociologist Todd Gitlin, CBS News correspondent Bob Schieffer, former CBS News producer Martin Koughan, former CBS News President Fred Friendly, NBC News President Michael Gartner, former "Atlanta Journal Constitution" Editor Bill Kovach, "The Boston Globe" Managing Editor Thomas Mulvoy, "The Boston Globe" Executive Editor Ben Taylor, Rep. David Obey, and broadcast excerpts of Ronald Reagan, George Bush, Michael Dukakis, Dan Quayle, Dan Rather (CBS), Bruce Morton (CBS), John Chancellor (NBC), David Brinkley (NBC), Chet Huntley (NBC), Diane Sawyer (ABC), Sam Donaldson (ABC), Linda Ellerbee, Stahl, Michael Oreskes of "The New York Times", Ted Koppel (ABC), "The New York Times" columnist William Safire, John Tesh of "Entertainment Tonight", former Sen. John Tower, and unidentified others.


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