PULITZER AND WHAT HE PRIZED

PULITZER AND WHAT HE PRIZED

    Price: $310.00

    Code: 1545
    Format: DVD

    This two-part documentary, using period graphics and photos, profiles the life and times of the legendary American newspaper publisher, Joseph Pulitzer (1847-1911), who revolutionized American journalism. In 1883 Pulitzer bought The New York World, which pioneered in the use of illustrations, editorial cartoons and interviews, devoted itself to exposing political corruption and social injustice, and quickly became one of the country's leading newspapers.

    Directed by Joan Kraft
    1996, 96 minutes
    Purchase: $310 | Classroom Rental: $125

    "This fine documentary not only gives a complete biography of this journalistic leader, but also an interesting view of the times. Beautifully narrated, it is supplemented with background music of the era and quotations from J.P."-School Library Journal ***1/2 "...a fine documentary...This first rate biography is highly recommended for school and public libraries."-Video Librarian

    "...an excellent resource for people interested in the history of journalism in America or in media ethics. Recommended, particularly for academic libraries."-Library Journal



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