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Author Pondillo, Robert, 1951-

Title America's first network TV censor : the work of NBC's Stockton Helffrich / Robert Pondillo

Publ Info Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, [2010]
2010
LOCATION CALL # STATUS NOTE
 RWU Main Library  PN1992.4.H42 P76 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  PN1992.4.H42 P76 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xi, 254 pages ; 23 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Introduction : context and beginnings of TV censorship -- Stockton who? -- The early years -- The NBC-TV program policies manual -- Sin, sex, and TV censorship -- Gagging the gags -- TV violence -- Postwar racial discourse -- Of truth and toilet paper -- Conclusion : a prescient vision
LC subject Helffrich, Stockton, 1911-1997
Television broadcasting -- United States -- Biography
Television -- Censorship -- United States
National Broadcasting Company
ISBN 9780809329182 (alk. paper)
0809329182 (alk. paper)
9780809385744 (ebk.)
0809385740 (ebk.)