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1 Craft, Christine & Howard Rosenberg Christine Craft. an Anchorwoman's Story.
Capra Press 1986 0884962539 / 9780884962533 Paperback Very Good with No dust jacket as issued 
220 pages, illustraitons, pictorial wrappers, covers a little rubbed otherwise very good. Foreword by Howard Rosenberg. From Wikipedia: "Christine Ann Craft (born 1944) is an attorney, radio talk show host and former television news anchor. She became known in the broadcast industry in the 1980s for her age and sexual discrimination lawsuit against a television station that had demoted her from news anchor to reporter. ~In January 1981 Craft became co-anchor with Scott Feldman on the 6 p. M. And 10 p. M. Newscast on KMBC-TV. Following the addition of Craft to the news program, the station's newscasts went from third to first in the ratings. Eight months into her two-year contract, Craft was removed from the anchor position in August, 1981 after a focus group had determined she was "too old, too unattractive and wouldn't defer to men." At that time there was only one woman over the age of forty anchoring a newscast at a network affiliate in the United States. Craft refused to accept the demotion, and went public with her disagreement with the station through an interview in a local newspaper. She left KMBC and returned to doing television in Santa Barbara. While working in Santa Barbara, Craft filed a TITLE VII lawsuit against Metromedia, and in 1983, a federal jury in Kansas City awarded her $500,000 in damages. A federal judge overturned the award and ordered a second trial, this time in Joplin, Missouri. The second jury also awarded her $500,000. Metromedia appealed and the 8th Circuit Court subsequently overturned the decision. Craft's appeal of that decision to the United States Supreme Court was denied, although Supreme Court Judge Sandra Day O'Connor did write in favor of hearing the case. Several employment-law references include her case as an example of Title VII discrimination lawsuits. "; 8.40 X 5.50 X 0.70 inches; 220 pages 
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2 GARNER, JOE We Interrupt This Broadcast: Relive the Events That Stopped Our Lives...from the Hindenburg to the Death of Princess Diana [includes 2 audio CDs]
Naperville, IL Sourcebooks, Inc. 1998 1570713286 / 9781570713286 Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
Xiv, 154 pages, well illustrated, cloth, dj, 10-1/2 by 10-1/2 inches. Includes two audio CDs in rear pocket. From the publisher: From the dawn of electronic media to today, from the catastrophe of the Hindenburg to the tragic death of Diana, Princess of Wales, these are the thirty-eight events that stopped us in our tracks and changed our worlds. We Interrupt this Broadcast recounts the details of the events and spotlights the photographs that tell the stories. Accompanying the book, two digitally mastered compact discs contain over tow hours from the events, narrated by award-winning Bill Kurtis. 
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3 KNIGHTLEY, PHILLIP The First Casualty: from the Crimea to Vietnam: The War Correspondent as Hero, Propagandist and Myth Maker.
Philadelphia, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1975 0151312648 / 9780151312641 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
465 pages, 16 plates, cloth, 1st edition, dust jacket, very good. From The Brisbane Institute website: "Phillip Knightley was born in Sydney and began his working career as a messenger boy for Frank Packer's Consolidated Press, before moving to Melbourne to work for Keith Murdoch's Herald. After moving to London he was a special correspondent for The Sunday Times for twenty years (1965 - 1985) and one of the leaders of its Insight investigation team. He was twice named journalist of the year in the British Press Awards - apart from John Pilger, the only journalist to have ever won it twice. His other awards include Granada Reporter of the Year (1982), holder of the Chef and Brewer Crime Writers' Award (1983), and the Overseas Press Club of America award for the best book on foreign affairs in 1975 (The First Casualty)." 
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4 Lacayo, Richard and Russell, George Eyewitness. 150 Years of Photojournalism.
New York Time Books 1995 1883013062 / 9781883013066 Second Edition Hardcover Very Good in Very Good dust jacket 
192 pages, well illustrated (some in color) , cloth, DJ, very good. 9-1/2 by 11 inches. Second edition. From the dust jacket: "Eyewitness celebrates some of the most important and memorable images of photojournalism from the insider's perspective of the editors of TIME. " R532 ; 192 pages 
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5 Lindstrom, Carl E The fading American newspaper
Doubleday & Co. 1960 First Edition Hardcover Very Good- with no dust jacket 
283 pages, black cloth, normal wear to covers otherwise very good. Former owner's signature and date inside front. ; 283 pages 
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6 Maness, David (Managing editor) Life 50, 1936-1986 : the first fifty years.
Boston Little Brown & Co. , 1986 0316526134 / 9780316526135 First Edition Hard Cover Very Good in Good dust jacket 
319 pages, well illustrated (many in color) , cloth, dust jacket, very good. Measures 10-1/2 by 13-1/2 inches. From the DJ: "It immediately becomes apparent, through this volume's more than 5,000 images, in color as well as black-and-white, and the accompanying words, why LIFE has enlightened, moved, entertained, outraged, exalted, titillated and enthralled its audience from the very beginning." 
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