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

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Green Free Library (Wellsboro).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Potter-Tioga Library System. (Show)

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Green Free Library (Wellsboro) 791.45 ARM (Text) 92524446 GFWM Main Room Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780062973306
  • ISBN: 0062973304
  • Physical Description: xviii, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2021]

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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
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.
Summary, etc.:
The best-selling author of Seinfeldia 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.
Subject: Television and women > History.
Women in television broadcasting > History.
Women in television broadcasting > United States > Biography.
Phillips, Irna, 1901-1973.
Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966.
Scott, Hazel.
White, Betty, 1922-
Genre: Annals and chronicles.
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