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Author Armstrong, Jennifer Keishin, author.

Title When women invented television : the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today / Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.

Publication Info. New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]


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 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.4509 ARM    Available
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction  New Shelf  791.4509 ARM    DUE 06-21-22
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Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Summary Documents the lesser-known story of how four trailblazing women from the radio era, including Irna Phillips, Gertrude Berg, Hazel Scott and Betty White, helped establish the foundation of the modern television industry.
Contents Introduction: Bold Claims -- Yoo-Hoo, Gertrude Berg! -- Predicament, Villainy, and Female Suffering -- Women's Realm -- A Holy Terror -- One of Us -- What Are You Going to Do About Your Girl? -- Aren't You Ashamed? -- A Note of Sadness -- Dramatic Pause -- Black and White and Red -- The Scourge of 1955 -- The World Turns.
Subject Television and women.
Women in television broadcasting.
Women in television broadcasting -- United States -- Biography.
Phillips, Irna, 1901-1973.
Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966.
Scott, Hazel.
White, Betty, 1922-
ISBN 9780062973306 (hardcover)
0062973304 (hardcover)

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