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Regalado 1 Sam Regalado Ms. Rodriguez HIST 3822 28 July 2010 The Importance of TV Broadcasting For my final project, I will focus on the importance of television broadcasting in the United States. This topic is of great importance to not only Americans, but to people around the world. However, importance will be placed on its effect in the United States. I will scarcely if at all discuss entertainment in TV. Its effect on the decreased activity of Americans or other negative effects of TV will also be left out of discussion. Instead, I plan to focus on television’s importance in broadcasting important historical events since its introduction. Television has brought news to the far reaches of the Earth, and has vastly improved knowledge of the world to millions of Americans.
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Unformatted text preview: While scarce in some counties, TV is a staple in American culture. Because it shows both images along with sound, censorship is a major topic important to television broadcasting. I will concentrate on some specific events from history that have been televised. For example, the 1960 presidential debates, the tearing down of the Berlin Wall, and the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Using these examples and others in this short paper, I will attempt to demonstrate how showing these events to Americans have shaped America today and how important it is to Americans. I will show how knowledge truly is what makes America a superpower in today’s world. Television has helped shape American history, and will continue to do so for many more years....
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