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Title Television histories : shaping collective memory in the media age / edited by Gary R. Edgerton and Peter C. Rollins.
Imprint Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, [2001]

Subject Television and history.
Historical television programs -- History and criticism.
Television broadcasting of news.
Alt Name Edgerton, Gary R. (Gary Richard), 1952-
Rollins, Peter C.
Description 383 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [357]-365) and indexes.
Contents History TV and popular memory / Steve Anderson -- Masculinity and femininity in television's historical fictions: Young Indiana Jones chronicles and Dr. Quinn, medicine woman / Mimi White -- Quantum leap: the postmodern challenge of television as history / Robert Hanke -- Profiles in courage: televisual history on the new frontier / Daniel Marcus -- Victory at sea: Cold War epic / Peter C. Rollins -- Breaking the mirror: Dutch television and the history of the Second World War / Chris Vos -- Contested public memories: Hawaiian history as Hawaiian or American experience / Carolyn Anderson -- Mediating Thomas Jefferson: Ken Burns as popular historian / Gary R. Edgerton -- Pixies: homosexuality, anti-communism, and the Army-McCarthy hearings / Thomas Doherty -- Images of history in Israel television news: the territorial dimension of collective memories, 1987-1990 / Netta Ha-Ilan -- Memories of 1945 and 1963: American television coverage of the end of the Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989 / David Culbert -- Television: the first flawed rough drafts of history / Philip M. Taylor -- The History Channel and the challenge of historical programming / Brian Taves -- Rethinking television history / Douglas Gomery -- Nice guys last fifteen seasons: Jack Benny on television, 1950-1965 / James L. Baughman -- Organizing difference on global TV: television history and cultural geography / Michael Curtin -- Selected bibliography: additional sources for researching television as historian / Kathryn Helgesen Fuller-Seely.
ISBN 0813121906 : $29.95
OCLC # 45320670
Table of Contents
 Introduction: Television as Historian: A Different Kind of History Altogether / Gary R. Edgerton1
Pt. IPrime-Time Entertainment Programming as Historian 
 1History TV and Popular Memory / Steve Anderson19
 2Masculinity and Femininity in Television's Historical Fictions: Young Indiana Jones Chronicles and Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman / Mimi White37
 3Quantum Leap: The Postmodern Challenge of Television as History / Robert Hanke59
 4Profiles in Courage: Televisual History on the New Frontier / Daniel Marcus79
Pt. IIThe Television Documentary as Historian 
 5Victory at Sea: Cold War Epic / Peter C. Rollins103
 6Breaking the Mirror: Dutch Television and the History of the Second World War / Chris Vos123
 7Contested Public Memories: Hawaiian History as Hawaiian or American Experience / Carolyn Anderson143
 8Mediating Thomas Jefferson: Ken Burns as Popular Historian / Gary R. Edgerton169
Pt. IIITV News and Public Affairs Programming as Historian 
 9Pixies: Homosexuality, Anti-Communism, and the Army - McCarthy Hearings / Thomas Doherty193
 10Images of History in Israel Television News: the Territorial Dimension of Collective Memories, 1987-1990 / Netta Ha-Ilan207
 11Memories of 1945 and 1963: American Television Coverage of the End of the Berlin Wall, November 9, 1989 / David Culbert230
 12Television: The First Flawed Rough Drafts of History / Philip M. Taylor244
Pt. IVTelevision Production, Reception, and History 
 13The History Channel and the Challenge of Historical Programming Brian Taves261
 14Rethinking Television History / Douglas Gomery282
 15Nice Guys Last Fifteen Seasons: Jack Benny on Television, 1950-1965 / James L. Baughman309
 16Organizing Difference on Global TV: Television History and Cultural Geography / Michael Curtin335
 Selected Bibliography: Additional Sources for Researching Television as Historian / Kathryn Helgesen Fuller-Seeley357
 Television and Film Index370
 General Index376