The Media, 1930-1939

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Editor: Cynthia Rose
Date: 2004
American Decades Primary Sources
From: American Decades Primary Sources(Vol. 4: 1930-1939. )
Publisher: Gale
Document Type: Topic overview
Pages: 1
Content Level: (Level 3)
Lexile Measure: 1000L

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Entries are arranged in chronological order by date of primary source. For entries with one primary source, the entry title is the same as the primary source title. Entries with more than one primary source have an overall entry title, followed by the titles of the primary sources.


Important Events in the Media, 1930–1939 … 458


Fortune Magazine Covers

February 1930 … 461

Amos 'n' Andy Radio Episode 920

Charles J. Correll and Freeman F. Gosden, March 5, 1931 … 464

Near v. Minnesota

Charles Evans Hughes, June 1, 1931 … 467

"An Emergency Is On!"

T. Arnold Hill, September 1933 … 470

Roosevelt and the Media … 473

"Mr. Roosevelt's Magic"
The Nation
, January 15, 1936

"The Presidency and the Press" J. Fred Essary, June 1936

Photography of the Great Depression … 477

"Migrant Mother"
Dorothea Lange, February or
March 1936

Photograph from Let Us Now Praise
Famous Men
Walker Evans, 1936

"Farmer and Sons Walking in the Face of a
Dust Storm"
Arthur Rothstein, 1936

The Lindbergh Case and the Media … 482

"The Lindbergh Case in Its Relation to American
Newspapers"Walter Lipmann, April 18, 1936

"Have You Seen This Baby?"
March 1932

"Landon 1,293,669; Roosevelt, 972,897: Final Returns in the Digest's Poll of Ten Million Voters"

Literary Digest
, October 31, 1936 … 487

The Rise of National Magazines … 492

Life Magazine's First Issue
November 23, 1936

Look Magazine's First Issue
January 1937

"Are We Going Communist? A Debate"

Everett Dean Martin and Earl Browder,
November 1936 … 498

"How to Stay Out of War"

Forum and Century, February–April 1937 … 502

"The Crash of the Hindenburg"

Herb Morrison, May 6, 1937 … 507

Action Comics No. 1

Jerome Siegel and Joe Shuster, June 1938 … 511

"Radio Listeners in Panic, Taking War Drama as Fact"

The New York Times, October 31, 1938 … 514

"Television in the 1930s"

Ranger, June 1939 … 522

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Gale Document Number: GALE|CX3490200744