Aired: August 4, 1996

From Camelot to Watergate: The President and the Media

For one brief, shining moment, the media treated the U.S. president with kid gloves. Today the gloves are off, and reporters go for the jugular. Veteran network news reporter Roger Mudd and Old Dominion University journalism professor Joyce Hoffman, author of Theodore H. White and Journalism as Illusion, discuss the changes in media coverage of the president and what those changes say about contemporary American culture.

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