The Race Beat by Gene Roberts, Hank Klibanoff

"The Race Beat" is a historical exploration of the crucial role that the press played in the civil rights movement in the United States. The book delves into the challenges faced by journalists, both white and black, as they covered the struggle for racial equality in the South during the 1950s and 1960s. It highlights the impact of their stories on shaping public opinion and influencing policy changes, while also examining the tactics used by segregationists to control the narrative.

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