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Watching TV
Eight Decades of American Television
Third Edition

Harry Castleman and Walter J. Podrazik

Paper $49.95s    |    978-0-8156-3438-6    |    2016

Listen to podcast of Harry Castleman’s interview on WBZ radio.

"Castleman and Podrazik have put together a well-researched, tightly written documentary on the development of the television industry and the individuals involved."—Publishers Weekly

"The authors have meticulously documented an in-depth survey of the entire world of TV trends and programming from the industry’s beginnings, presenting along the way some very judicious critical analyses."—Library Journal

"An honest but affectionate chronicle that never loses sight of the more serious side of television while, thankfully, not taking itself too seriously."—Atlanta Constitution

  Watching TV

Castleman interview on WBZ radio
Harry Castleman’s interview
  Harry Castleman practices law in Boston and has written seven other popular culture books with Podrazik. He has worked as a media producer and consultant for a number of political organizations and campaigns. He has also been a guest lecturer on TV history at Boston University’s College of Communication. Walter J. Podrazik is a communications and logistics consultant. He also serves as television curator at the Museum of Broadcast Communications in Chicago and is regularly quoted in media articles. As an adjunct lecturer at the University of Illinois at Chicago, he teaches television history and analyzes the role of media in politics.

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8 1/2 x 11, 576 pages, 146 black-and-white illustrations, tables, index

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