When women invented television : the untold story of the female powerhouses who pioneered the way we watch today / Jennifer Keishin Armstrong.
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|North Kansas City Public Library||920 ARMSTRONG 2021 (Text)||0001002439691||Nonfiction New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780062973306
- ISBN: 0062973304
- Physical Description: xviii, 333 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: New York, NY : Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 
- Copyright: ©2021
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Introduction: Bold claims -- Yoo-hoo, Gertrude Berg! -- Predicament, villainy, and female suffering -- Women's realm -- A holy terror -- One of us -- What are you going to do about your girl? -- Aren't you ashamed? -- A note of sadness -- Dramatic pause -- Black and white and red -- The scourge of 1955 -- The world turns.
The best-selling author of Seinfeldia documents the lesser-known story of how four trailblazing women from the radio era, including Irna Phillips, Gertrude Berg, Hazel Scott and Betty White, helped establish the foundation of the modern television industry.
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|Subject:||Television and women > History.
Women in television broadcasting > History.
Women in television broadcasting > United States > Biography.
Phillips, Irna, 1901-1973.
Berg, Gertrude, 1899-1966.
White, Betty, 1922-