THE POWER OF TV
WHEN TV WAS KING
 By the 1950s, television had become the primary
resource that gave information to people about
global e...
CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT
 Television brought the
events of the Civil
Rights Movement into
the homes of regular
Americans.
 ...
WARS ON TV
 Television allowed
Americans to watch
wars happen in real
time, instead of being
forced to read about in
the ...
SATELLITES
 Satellites are used to
link people around the
world.
 Music, TV, cell
phones, etc all rely on
satellites.
TV THROUGH THE YEARS
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The power of tv

  1. 1. THE POWER OF TV
  2. 2. WHEN TV WAS KING  By the 1950s, television had become the primary resource that gave information to people about global events and up-to-date news.
  3. 3. CIVIL RIGHTS MOVEMENT  Television brought the events of the Civil Rights Movement into the homes of regular Americans.  People were able to see the horrors of segregation and dogs being unleashed on peaceful demonstrators.
  4. 4. WARS ON TV  Television allowed Americans to watch wars happen in real time, instead of being forced to read about in the newspapers.  Vietnam War  Persian Gulf War
  5. 5. SATELLITES  Satellites are used to link people around the world.  Music, TV, cell phones, etc all rely on satellites.
  6. 6. TV THROUGH THE YEARS

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