PRIME TIME RELIGION
- Our First "Television" Candidate: Eisenhower over Stevenson in 1956. Allen, Craig // Journalism Quarterly;Summer88, Vol. 65 Issue 2, p352
Examines the key aspects of television's role in the 1956 presidential campaign in the U.S. Contribution of television on the popularity of presidential candidates; Influence of television exposure to the victory of Dwight Eisenhower; Transmission of televised political campaign.
- Nickname. // Time;Dec1952, Vol. 60 Issue 23, p69
The article reports that Bishop Fulton J. Sheen's "Life Is Worth Living" returned to the Du Mont network in November 1952. It is noted that a new television (TV) program has not truly arrived unless it is given an irreverent nickname. Sheen's "Life Is Worth Living" received the nickname Howdy Deity.
- he Most Admired. // Time;1/4/1954, Vol. 63 Issue 1, p13
The article cites the people who were cited as the most admired on Pollster George Gallup. The most admired person is U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. He was followed by former U.S. President Harry S. Truman, Adlai E. Stevenson, Bishop Fulton J. Sheen, Pope Pius XII and former President...
- "The Fulton Sheen Affair: Religious Controversy, Nationalism, and Commercialism in the Early Years of Canadian Television, 1952-1958". Mcgowan, Mark G. // Historical Studies;2009, Vol. 75, p21
In 1952, Bishop Fulton J Sheen was arguably the most recognizable cleric in the English-speaking world. With a television audience numbered in the millions, his smash hit "Life is Worth Living" netted the prelate numerous accolades and awards including an Emmy. For Canadians, however, Sheen was...
- TELEVISIONS. Shanley, J. P. // America;3/28/1959, Vol. 100 Issue 25, p755
The article reviews the television program "The Divine Sense of Humor," hosted by Reverend Fulton J. Sheen.
- ON THE AIR: Education for What? Carson, Saul // New Republic;5/23/49, Vol. 120 Issue 21, p28
Evaluates the television program broadcast by television network ABC-TV based on 26 chapters of the book "Crusade in Europe," by U.S. Army General Dwight D. Eisenhower. Depiction of worldwide political conditions after the Munich Pact in one of the chapters titled "Prelude to War";...
- The TV Front. // Time;9/15/1952, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p81
The article focuses on issues related to television and radio broadcasting in the U.S. The Lutherans of the Missouri Synod launched the television series "This Is the Life" which revolves around the Fishers, an Andy Hardy type of family, whose ups & downs will be used to make unobtrusive...
- The Issue of Purpose. // Time;11/16/1959, Vol. 74 Issue 20, p29
The article examines the political developments in 1959 the U.S. It mentions the confessions of television personality Charles Van Doren about the scandal that hit the television industry. It mentions New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller who is said to have intentions on establishing an...
- Half Hour in the Living Room. // Time;6/15/1953, Vol. 61 Issue 24, p24
This article offers a behind-the-scenes account of the televised meeting of U.S. President Dwight Eisenhower with cabinet officials. The 30-minute live telecast was arranged at the White House by CBS producer Bill Wood with the participation of the four major U.S. television networks. The show...