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Reporting the War : freedom of The Press from the American Revolution to the War on Terrorism

By: Cooke, John Byrne

Price: $28.00

Publisher: New York, Palgrave Macmillan: 2007

Edition: First/First Printing

Seller ID: 019949

ISBN: 1403975159

Condition: Nr. Fine


Threats to freedom of the press and the need for democratic dialogue are always greatest in wartime. At a time when the debate over the role of the free press is as contentious as ever before, John Byrne Cooke, son of the veteran journalist Alistair Cooke, delivers a must-read exploration of freedom of the press in wartime throughout American history. "Reporting the War" brings to life how the press has affected the course of some, but not all, American wars, how the government has tried to suppress opposing opinion, how the press has struggled, and continues to struggle to preserve the princi... View more info