The Forgotten Battles: Congressional Hearings on Television Violence in the 1950s

Keisha L. Hoerrner [WJMCR 2:3 June 1999] Sections:  Abstract|Introduction|Conclusion Abstract Although Congress has been interested in television violence for more than four decades, little scholarly attention focuses on its first actions. This article looks at the 1952, 1954, and 1955 hearings, which laid the foundation for every subsequent congressional hearing on the issue, as well as […]