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The Christian Science Monitor 50th anniversary

Started by Mechanic, August 11, 2009, 02:18:28 AM

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The Christian Science Monitor 50th anniversary.

A day in the life of a global news organization in 1958 - long before the Internet. Reporters sent stories via telex, and papers were printed using linotype machines and lead plates.

This is more or less a trip down memory lane for those of us that grew up with hot metal and letterpress printing. The four YouTube videos are sequential covering all aspects of a days production of The Christian Science Monitor in 1958. The first two cover newsgathering etc. The last two cover the production and distribution aspects of the paper.

George Finn (Mechanic)
Gold Coast

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