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Conference on images of old age in the American media

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Published by American Jewish Committee in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aged -- Public opinion -- United States.,
  • Mass media -- Social aspects.

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[sponsored by the American Jewish Committee, National Council of Churches of Christ in the U.S.A., United States Catholic Conference, Graduate School of Journalism, Columbia Univ.; under a grant from the New York Times Company Foundation, Inc., held at Columbia Univ., Dec. 8, 1977]
    ContributionsAmerican Jewish Committee.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32 p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14417959M

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Images of old age in the American media Responsibility: sponsored by the American Jewish Committee [and others] under a grant from the New York Times Company Foundation, inc.

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