Год издания: 2004
Количество страниц: 248
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Book DescriptionIn the early 1960s, whenever the Today Show discussed integration, wlbt-tv, the nbc affiliate in Jackson, Mississippi, cut away to local news after announcing that the Today Show content was "network news . . . represent[ing] the views ofthe northern press." This was only one part of a larger effort by wlbt and other local stations to keep African Americans and integrationists off Jackson?s television screens. Watching Jim Crow presents the vivid story of the successful struggles ofAfrican Americans to achieve representation in the tv programming of Jackson, a city many considered one of the strongest bastions of Jim Crow segregation. Steven D. Classen provides a detailed social history of media activism and communications policy during the civil rights era. He focuses on the years between 1955?when Medgar Evers and the naacp began urging the two local stations, wlbt and wjtv, to stop censoring African Americans and discussions of integration?and 1969,...