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Author: 
Barbara G. Friedman
Reviewer: 
Agnes Hooper Gottlieb

Gottlieb on Friedman, 'From the Battlefront to the Bridal Suite: Media Coverage of British War Brides, 1942-1946'

Barbara G. Friedman. From the Battlefront to the Bridal Suite: Media Coverage of British War Brides, 1942-1946. Columbia: University of Missouri Press, 2007. 154 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8262-1718-9.

Reviewed by Agnes Hooper Gottlieb (Seton Hall University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2008)

Author: 
James Brian McPherson
Reviewer: 
Andrew Hobbs

Hobbs on McPherson, 'Journalism at the End of the American Century, 1965-Present'

James Brian McPherson. Journalism at the End of the American Century, 1965-Present. Westport: Praeger, 2006. xii + 241 pp. $139.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-313-31780-4.

Reviewed by Andrew Hobbs (University of Central Lancashire, United Kingdom) Published on Jhistory (February, 2008)

Author: 
Patricia Leavy
Reviewer: 
Amy Mattson Lauters

Lauters on Leavy, 'Iconic Events: Media, Politics and Power in Retelling History'

Patricia Leavy. Iconic Events: Media, Politics and Power in Retelling History. Lanham: Lexington Books, 2007. 199 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-7391-1520-6.

Reviewed by Amy Mattson Lauters (Elliott School of Communication, Wichita State University) Published on Jhistory (February, 2008)

Author: 
Amanda D. Lotz
Reviewer: 
Samantha Thrift

Thrift on Lotz, 'Redesigning Women: Television after the Network Era'

Amanda D. Lotz. Redesigning Women: Television after the Network Era. Urbana: University of Illinois Press, 2006. x + 224 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07310-6; $50.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03067-3.

Reviewed by Samantha Thrift (Department of Art History and Communication Studies, McGill University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2008)

Author: 
Maurine H. Beasley
Reviewer: 
Karen Dearlove

Dearlove on Beasley, 'First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age'

Maurine H. Beasley. First Ladies and the Press: The Unfinished Partnership of the Media Age. Evanston: Northwestern University Press, 2005. xxi + 335 pp. $22.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-8101-2312-0.

Reviewed by Karen Dearlove (McMaster University) Published on Jhistory (January, 2008)

First Ladies and the Press

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