Trustees for the Public
200 Years of Missouri Newspapers
Looks at journalism and the press in Missouri's last 200 years. Remembers such journalists as Joseph Charless, Mark Twain, Eugene Field, Joseph Pulitzer, Ernest Hemingway, Walter Williams, and others. Describes the Missouri Press Association's role in founding the State Historical Society of Missouri in 1898 and the Missouri School of Journalism in 1998. Long-time publishers and editors of Missouri newspapers tell stories of their careers, from the days of newspaper carriers on street corners to the emergence of newspapers on the Internet. At the end of the program, Ron Powers, an award-winning journalist from Hannibal, Mo. and graduate of the Universitiy of Missouri, reads the Journalist's creed (written by Walter Williams, Boonville, Mo.) to honor his school and his profession.
Columbia, Mo. : Missouri Press Association : [Distributed by the State Historical Society of Missouri], c2008.
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DVD 071.0977 TRU
1 videodisc (58 min.) :,sd., col. with b&w sequences ;,4 3/4 in.