A Different Infamy Than Pearl Harbor

Frank, Reuven
February 2006
Television Week;2/13/2006, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p7
Trade Publication
The article reflects on the role of television in the news broadcasting of current events in the U.S. It applauds television staff and technicians for their dedication to deliver news. It argues that television coverage has helped create cooperation among citizens in times of lost especially during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack. It contends that the negative memories of the terrorist attack will continue to affect citizens.


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