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Author: 
Lynn Sherr, ed
Reviewer: 
Tara George

George on Sherr, 'Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life'

Lynn Sherr, ed. Peter Jennings: A Reporter's Life. New York: PublicAffairs, 2007. xix + 321 pp. $27.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58648-517-7.

Reviewed by Tara George Published on Jhistory (October, 2008) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Peter Jennings: A Broadcasting Legend Remembered

Author: 
Matthew A. Grindy
Reviewer: 
Bill Huntzicker

Huntzicker on Grindy, 'Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press'

Matthew A. Grindy. Emmett Till and the Mississippi Press. Jackson: University Press of Mississippi, 2008. xv + 213 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-934110-15-7.

Reviewed by Bill Huntzicker Published on Jhistory (October, 2008) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Till Murder Stirs Fear, Defensiveness in Mississippi Newspapers

Author: 
Charlotte Alston
Reviewer: 
Eugenia M. Palmegiano

Palmegiano on Alston, 'Russia's Greatest Enemy? Harold Williams and the Russian Revolutions'

Charlotte Alston. Russia's Greatest Enemy? Harold Williams and the Russian Revolutions. London: Tauris Academic Studies, 2007. 278 pp. $74.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-84511-261-5.

Reviewed by Eugenia M. Palmegiano (Department of History, Saint Peter's College) Published on Jhistory (August, 2008)

Partisan Journalism at Its Peak: Harold Williams on Early Twentieth-Century Russia

Author: 
David Everitt
Reviewer: 
Loren Ghiglione

Ghiglione on Everitt, 'A Shadow of Red: Communism and the Blacklist in Radio and Television'

David Everitt. A Shadow of Red: Communism and the Blacklist in Radio and Television. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee Publisher, 2007. 411 pp. $27.50 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-56663-575-2.

Reviewed by Loren Ghiglione (Medill School of Journalism, Northwestern University) Published on Jhistory (July, 2008)

Blacklisting Revisited

Author: 
Erika Falk
Reviewer: 
Virginia Breen

Breen on Falk, 'Women for President: Media Bias in Eight Campaigns'

Erika Falk. Women for President: Media Bias in Eight Campaigns. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2008. 171 pp. $19.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07511-7.

Reviewed by Virginia Breen (Department of Journalism, Purchase College, State University of New York) Published on Jhistory (July, 2008)

Breaking the Highest Glass Ceiling: Why No Madame President?

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