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The Race Beat This Is The Story Of How America Awakened To Its Race Problem, Of How A Nation That Longed For Unity After World War II Came Instead To See, Hear, And Learn About The Shocking Indignities And Injustices Of Racial Segregation In The South And The Brutality Used To Enforce It It Is The Story Of How The Nation S Press, After Decades Of Ignoring The Problem, Came To Recognize The Importance Of The Civil Rights Struggle And Turn It Into The Most Significant Domestic News Event Of The Twentieth Century.Drawing On Private Correspondence, Notes From Secret Meetings, Unpublished Articles, And Interviews, Veteran Journalists Gene Roberts And Hank Klibanoff Go Behind The Headlines And Datelines To Show How A Dedicated Cadre Of Newsmen First Black Reporters, Then Liberal Southern Editors, Then Reporters And Photographers From The National Press And The Broadcast Media Revealed To A Nation Its Most Shameful Shortcomings And Propelled Its Citizens To Act We Watch The Black Press Move Bravely Into The Front Row Of The Confrontation, Only To Be Attacked And Kept Away From The Action Following The Supreme Court S 1954 Decision Striking Down School Segregation And The South S Mobilization Against It, We See A Growing Number Of White Reporters Venture South To Cover The Emmett Till Murder Trial, The Montgomery Bus Boycott, And The Integration Of The University Of Alabama We Witness Some Southern Editors Joining The Call For Massive Resistance And Working With Segregationist Organizations To Thwart Compliance But We Also See A Handful Of Other Southern Editors Write Forcefully And Daringly For Obedience To Federal Mandates, Signaling To The Nation That Moderate Forces Were Prepared To Push The Region Into The Mainstream.The Pace Quickens In Little Rock, Where Reporters Test The Boundaries Of Journalistic Integrity, Then Gain Momentum As They Cover Shuttered Schools In Virginia, Sit Ins In North Carolina, Mob Led Riots In Mississippi, Freedom Ride Buses Being Set Afire, Fire Hoses And Dogs In Birmingham, And Long, Tense Marches Through The Rural South For Many Journalists, The Conditions They Found, The Fear They Felt, And The Violence They Saw Were Transforming Their Growing Disgust Matched The Mounting Countrywide Outrage As The New York Times, Newsweek, NBC News, And Other Major News Organizations, Many Of Them Headed By Southerners, Turned A Regional Story Into A National Drama.Meticulously Researched And Vividly Rendered, The Race Beat Is An Unprecedented Account Of One Of The Most Volatile Periods In Our Nation S History, As Told By Those Who Covered It.

Download ☆ The Race Beat  By Gene Roberts – Viagraonl1ne.us
  • Hardcover
  • 528 pages
  • The Race Beat
  • Gene Roberts
  • English
  • 09 September 2017
  • 0679403817

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  1. says:

    The mainstream press and the civil rights eraWhen people imagine the past, they do so with benefit of hindsight, according to which the past had a good side and a bad side, and some people out of habit, obstinacy, selfishness, or sheer badness, took the bad side Others were on the side of good by virtue of their suffering or their care for the sufferers Actually, though, the past was full of noise, confusion, mixed m...


  2. says:

    The final quote of the book sums it up well If it hadn t been for the media the print media and television the civil rights movement would have been like a bird without wings, a choir without a song The book is amazing many viewpoints are explored, as well as key events, the roles of the president, Supreme Court, the states, governors, law enforcement, marshals, FBI, preachers, editors, reporters, photographers, students, Martin Luther King, the Ku Klux Klan it s all here The nonvio The final quote of the book sums it up well If it hadn t been for the media the print media and television the civil righ...


  3. says:

    This is another significant work on the Civil Rights era Its overriding theme is how the media newsprint and T.V played an essential role in presenting to the general public the sordid racist state that existed in the Southern U.S and by exposing this helped to bring progress to ameliorate the conditions Without the media it is doubtful that the racial climate in the Southern U.S would have improved it certainly would have takentime John Lewis said that without the presence of t This is another significant work on the Civil Rights era Its overriding them...


  4. says:

    This is a must read book It s entertaining, insightful, and still relevant in 2014 I started reading this book before any of the Ferguson protests started, then took a break The book is not a light read I found myself going back to the book in the midst of the protests and found many parallels ...


  5. says:

    The subtitle of The Race Beat reads The press, the civil rights struggle, and the awakening of a nation. The genius of Jim Crow and key to its longevity was its ability to operate undetected Many of the defenders of the fortress segregation of the South lent support without ever knowing the true shape of the institution Most Southerners were like people with their noses pushed up to the edge of an iceberg From their vantage point, they had no way of knowing the hulk s true size and sh...


  6. says:

    The Race Beat tells the story of the press, its coverage of the civil rights movement, and its importance in effecting change by bringing to the nation s attention the wrongs of segregation The argument was compelling, exciting, not too I m banging you over the head, and it made an important point about the importance of the press The writing was easy to read, elegant, but nothing extraordinary It was the content that hooked me The stories within the larger story were fascinating.Just a The Race Beat tells the story of the press, its coverage of the civil rights movement, and its importance in effecting change by bringing to the nation s attention the wrongs of segregation The argument was compelling, exciting, not too I m banging you over the head, and it made an important point about the importance of the press The writing was easy to read, elegant, but nothing extraordinary It was the content that hooked me The stories within the larger story were fascinating.Just a few highlights the Emmett Till trial the attempted enrollments of Autherine Lucy and J Meredith coverage of the Little Rock Nine the role of the press in protecting riders in the Freedom Rides the Alabama libel suit against Salisbury and the New York Times which threatened freedom of the press reporter Chancellor fending off a bunch of thugs with the threat that the whole nation would kn...


  7. says:

    If you have to read this for a class or otherwise study this book, don t try to beat the system by listening to the audiobook instead, because bewilderingly long lists of people and newspapers go whizzing by fairly frequently They re hard to keep track of But for personal edification while driving, cooking, or exercising, this audiobook is first rate However, vivid descriptions of beatings and other assorted violent mayhem are wince inducing, which might draw odd looks from the person on the If you have to read this for a class or otherwise study this book, don t try to beat the system by listening to the audiobook instead, because bewilderingly long lists of people and newspapers go whizzing by fairly frequently They re hard to keep track of But for personal edification while driving, cooking, or exercising, this audiobook is first rate However, vivid descriptions of beatings and other assorted violent mayh...


  8. says:

    It s not often I read something about the African American freedom movement that adds something important to my sense of the big picture, but The Race Beat did Roberts writes with a keen sense of the story that illuminates the larger tensions that emerge when you focus on the way that the movement was presented to its various publics some in the places the events w...


  9. says:

    Staggeringly good I know, they don t give out Pulitzers for nothing Tells many now familiar stories of the civil rights movement, but from a totally new perspective, weaving them together with stories of the men who covered them their backgrounds, their personalities, their struggles with the movement and what it meant to them and to the nation as a whole And, mixed in with all that is consistently pointed media analysis, from illumination of t...


  10. says:

    What I liked so much about this book is not only its unique perspective, but also that it tells the story of the civil right movement as a page turner Even though we know how history turned out, at eac...

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