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Television myth and the American mind

by Hal Himmelstein

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Television programs -- United States,
    • Television advertising -- United States,
    • Television broadcasting -- United States

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical (p. [391]-394) references and index.

      StatementHal Himmelstein.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN1992.3.U5 H55 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 411 p. ;
      Number of Pages411
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1432279M
      ISBN 100275931560, 0275931579
      LC Control Number93043796

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