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Agranoff, Robert.  The New Style in Election Campaigns.  Boston: Holbrook Press, 1972.

Allen, Robert S., and Drew Pearson.  Washington Merry-Go-Round.  New York: Blue Ribbon Books, 1931.

Alsop, Stewart.  The Center: People and Power in Political Washington.  New York: Harper and Row, 1968.

Altschuler, Glenn C. Rude Republic: Americans and Their Politics in the Nineteenth Century. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2000.

Altschulll, J. Herbert.  Agents of Power: The Media and Public Policy.  2nd ed.  New York: Longman, 1995.

Baird, David A.  “An Emerging Emphasis on Image: Early Press Coverage of Politics and Television.”  American Journalism 20:4 (Fall 2003): 13-31.

Baldasty, Gerald J. “The Washington DC Political Press in the Age of Jackson.” Journalism History 10 (Autumn 1983): 50-53, 68-73.

Barsch, Walter M., and Dana R, Ulloth.  The Press and the State.  Lanham: University Press of America, 1987.

Bayley, Edwin R.  Joe McCarthy and the Press.  Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1981.

Beaubien, Michael, and John Wyeth, eds.  Views on the News: The Media and Public Opinion.  New York: New York University Press, 1994.

Bennett, W. Lance.  News: The Politics of Illusion.  New York: Longman, 1988.

Bernhard, Nancy E. US Television News and Cold War Propaganda, 1947-1960. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999.

Brown, Richard D. The Strength of the People: The Idea of an Informed Citizenry in America, 1650-1870.  Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Brown, Walter.  John Adams and the American Press: Politics and Journalism at the Birth of the Republic. Jefferson, NC: McFarland and Co., 1995.

Burt, Elizabeth.  “Conflict of Interests: Covering Reform in the Wisconsin Press, 1910-1920.” Journalism History 26:3 (Autumn 2000): 95-107.

Carpenter, Frank G.  Carp’s Washington.  New York: McGraw-Hill, 1960.  (late 19th)

Cater, Douglass.  The Fourth Branch of Government.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1959.

Clark, Delbert.  Washington Dateline.  New York: Stokes, 1941.

Clark, Peter B.  The Opinion Machine: Intellectuals, the Mass Media, and American Government.  Chicago: Rand McNally, 1974.

Cohen, Bernard C.  The Press and Foreign Policy.  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1963.

Collier, Barney.  Hope and Fear in Washington: The Story of the Washington Press Corps.  New York: Dial Press, 1975.

Cose, Elis.  The Press.  New York: William Morrow, 1989.

Craig, Douglas B. Fireside Politics: Radio and Political Culture in the United States, 1920-1940. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2000.

Cranston, Pat.  “Political Conventions Broadcasts: Their History and Influence.”  Journalism Quarterly 7 (Spring 1960): 186-194.

Erickson, Robert S.  “The Influence of Newspaper Endorsements in Presidential Elections: The Case of 1964.” American Journal of Political Science 20:2 (May 1976): 207-233.

Essary, J. Frederick.  Covering Washington: Government Reflected to the Public in the Press, 1822-1926.  Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1927.

Fairbanks, James D., and John Francis Burke.  “Religious Periodicals and Presidential Elections, 1960-1988.”  Presidential Studies Quarterly 22:1 (Winter 1992): 89-105.

Gilbert, Clinton.  The Mirrors of Washington.  New York: Putnam’s, 1921.

Graber, Doris A., ed.  Media Power in Politics.  4th ed.  Washington DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2000.

Gray, Gordon L.  “Television and the National Nominating Conventions of 1952.”  PhD dissertation, Northwestern University, 1957.

Greider, William.  Who Will Tell the People: The Betrayal of American Democracy.  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1992.

Hallin, Daniel C. We Keep America on Top of the World: Television Journalism and the Public Sphere. London: Routledge, 1994.

Halberstam, David.  The Powers the Be. New York: Knopf, 1979.

Hanson, Elisha.  “Official Propaganda and the New Deal.”  Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 179 (May 1935): 176-185.

Harris, Douglas B.  “The Public Speakership: Media and Party Leadership in the House of Representatives, 1950-1996.”  Phd dissertation, Johns Hopkins University, 1998.

Hiebert, Ray Eldon, ed.  The Press in Washington.  New York: Dodd, Mead, 1966.

Heineman, Kenneth.  “Media Coverage of the Dies Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938-1940.” Historian 55 (Autumn 1992): 37-52.

Hess, Stephen.  The Washington Reporters.  Washington DC: The Brookings Institution, 1981.

Hoyt, Ken, and Frances Spatz Leighton.  Drunk Before Noon: The Behind-the-Scenes Story of the Washington Press Corps.  New York: Prentice-Hall, 1979.

Inglis, Fred.  People’s Witness: The Journalist in Modern Politics.  New Haven: Yale University Press, 2002.

Jamieson, Kathleen Hall, and Paul Wadman.  The Press Effect: Politicians, Journalists, and the Stories that Shape the Political World.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Kaplan, Richard L.  Politics and the American Press: The Rise of Objectivity, 1865–1920. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2002.

Karabell, Zachary.  The Rise and Fall of Televised Political Conventions.  Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1998.

King, Elliot.  “Ungagged Partisanship: The Political Values of the Public Press, 1835-1920.”  PhD dissertation, University of California- San Diego, 1992.

Kiplinger, W.M.  Washington is Like That.  New York: Harper and Bros., 1942.  (newsletter publisher)

Kreger, Donald S.  “Press Opinion in the Eagleton Affair.”  Journalism Monographs 35 (August 1974).

Leonard, Thomas C.  The Power of the Press: The Birth of America Political Reporting.  New York: Oxford University Press, 1987.

McCamy, James L.  Governmental Publicity.  Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1939.

Marbut, Frederick B. “The United States Senate and the Press, 1838-41.” Journalism Quarterly 28 (1951): 342-50. 

Marbut, F. B.  News From the Capital: The Story of Washington Reporting.  Carbondale: Southern Illinois University Press, 1971.

Mickelson, Sig.  The Electronic Mirror: Politics in an Age of Television.  New York: Dodd & Mead, 1972.

Miller, John E.  “The Making of Theodore H. White’s The Making of the President 1960.”  Presidential Studies Quarterly 29:2 (June 1999): 389-406.

Nimmo, Dan.  Newsgathering in Washington: A Study in Political Communication.  New York: Atherton, 1964.

Parry-Giles, Shawn J.  The Rhetorical Presidency, Propaganda, and the Cold War, 1945–1955.  Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 2002.

Pasley, Jeff.  The Tyranny of Printers: Newspaper Politics in the Early American Republic.  Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 2001.

Peters, Charles.  “Why the White House Press Didn’t Get the Watergate Story.”  Washington Monthly (July/August 1973).

Phillips, Cabel, ed.  Dateline Washington.  New York: Doubleday, 1949.

Putney, Bryant. “Federal Publicity.” Editorial Research Reports, no.11 (March 1940): 203-219.

Ritchie, Donald A. Press Gallery: The Rise of the Washington Correspondent. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1991.

Ritchie, Donald A.  Reporting From Washington: The History of the Washington Press Corps.  New York: Oxford University Press, 2005.

Rivers, William L.  The Opinionmakers.  Boston, Beacon Press, 1965.

Rivers, William L.  The Adversaries: Politics and the Press.  Boston: Beacon, 1970.

Rivers, William L.  The Other Government: Power and the Washington Media.  New York: Universe, 1982.

Rosten, Leo.  The Washington Correspondents.  New York: Harcourt, Brace, 1937.

Rowse, Arthur E.  Slanted News: A Case Study of the Nixon and Stevenson Fund Stories.  Boston: Beacon Press, 1957.

Serfaty, Simon, ed.  The Media and Foreign Policy.  New York: St. Martin’s, 1991.

Sheppard, Simon. “American Media, American Bias: The Partisan Press from Broadsheet to Blog.”  PhD dissertation, Johns Hopkins University, 2008.

Sieb, Philip.  Headline Diplomacy: How News Coverage Affects Foreign Policy.  Westport, Conn.: Praeger, 1997.

Slaybaugh, Douglas.  “Adlai Stevenson, Television, and the Presidential Campaign of 1956.”  Illinois Historical Journal 89:1 (Spring 1996): 2-16.

Sloan, Wm. David. “Purse and Pen: Party-Press Relationships, 1789-1816.” American Journalism 6 (1989): 103-127.

Smith, Culver.  The Press, Politics and Patronage: The American Government’s Use of Newspapers 1789-1875. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1977.

Summers, Mark W.  The Press Gang: Newspapers and Politics, 1865-1878. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1993.

Tankard, James W., Jr. “Samuel L. Morison and the Government Crackdown on the Leaking of Classified Information.”  Journalism History 24:1 (Winter 1998): 17-25. 

Thomson, Charles A. H.  Television and Presidential Politics.  Washington DC: Brookings Institution, 1956.

Waltzer, Herbert.  “In the Magic Lantern: Television Coverage of the 1964 National Convention.”  Public Opinion Quarterly 30:1 (Spring 1966): 33-53. 

Willis, Jim.  The Shadow World: Life Between the News Media and Reality.  New York: Praeger, 1991.

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