ISBN-10:
0226979717
ISBN-13:
9780226979717
Pub. Date:
10/28/1993
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and the Shaping of Collective Memory / Edition 1

Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media, and the Shaping of Collective Memory / Edition 1

by Barbie Zelizer

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780226979717
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 10/28/1993
Edition description: 1
Pages: 307
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents


Preface and Acknowledgments
1. Introduction: Narrative, Collective Memory, and Journalistic Authority
Part One: Contextualizing Assassination Tales
2. Before the Assassination
3. Rhetorical Legitimation and Journalistic Authority
Part Two: Telling Assassination Tales
4. "Covering the Body" by Telling the Assassination
5. "Covering the Body" by Mediated Assessment
6. "Covering the Body" by Professional Forum
Part Three: Promoting Assassination Tales
7. De-authorizing Official Memory: From 1964 to the Seventies
8. Negotiating Memory: From 1980 to the Nineties
Part Four: Recollecting Assassination Tales
9. The Authority of the Individual: Recollecting through Celebrity
10. The Authority of the Organization and Institution: Recollecting Through Professional Lore
11. The Authority of the Profession: Recollecting through History
12. Conclusion: On the Establishment of Journalistic Authority
Epilogue: Beyond Journalistic Authority to the Shaping of Collective Memory
Notes
Bibliography
Index

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