02293. The Presidential Press Conference: 1948-1970.
The function of the Presidential Press Conference in American history is reviewed briefly, covering individual president's methods; the major developments of the Truman to Nixon era are delineated and the introduction of television and the weekly press conference are discussed. The declining relations between President and Press Corps under Nixon and Johnson are looked at, and a statistical survey of press conference methods provided. 23 pages, 109 footnotes, 6 bibliographic sources.
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