This week join Jonathan as he discusses a famous example of politicians using television for marathon “sales” pitches (for themselves) – Thomas E. Dewey’s 1950 usage of the then-new medium of television.
Sources used for this episode:
Beyer, B.K. (1979). Thomas E. Dewey, 1937-1947: A Study in Political Leadership. Garland Publishing, Inc. New York.
Heldenfels, R.D. (1994). Television’s Greatest Year – 1954. Continuum, New York.
Smith, R.N. (1982). Thomas E. Dewey and His Times. Simon & Schuster, New York.