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Part of the People's Century series, Picture Power -- Television Captivates the World documents how this pervasive form of mass communication has altered almost every aspect of life throughout the globe. Utilizing archival footage and new materials, the film illuminates such events as the Kennedy-Nixon debate, the assassination of JFK, and the killing of the hostages at the 1972 Munich Olympics. This is a fine, informative film for those with an interest in the subject matter, as well as for teachers who may find it useful in a classroom setting. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi