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History on the Run: The Media and the '79 Election

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History on the Run examines the media's coverage of the federal election of May, 1979. Spanning a three-week period, it is literally filmed "on the run." A fascinating look at journalists in action, it is also an opportunity to glimpse political figures behind the scenes and their attempts to manipulate the media.

1979, 56 min 45 s