Level 7 Unit 34
Performing Arts: Television


Bill Cosby: Actor and Comedian
by Michael A. Schuman
Includes a look at Cosby's achievements in television.
  Special Effects in Film and Television
by Jake Hamilton
Special effects experts share behind-the-scenes secrets.


The Young Oxford Book of the Movies
by David Parkinson
Survey of moviemaking from the silent era through today.
  How TV Changed America's Mind
by Edward Wakin
Documents memorable events from each decade since the 1950s.


TV's Forgotten Hero: The Story of Philo Farnsworth
by Stephanie Sammartino McPherson
Inventor of a system for electronic television.
  Ted Turner: Cable Television Tycoon
by Jeremy Byman
Discusses Turner's career as a media mogul.



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