This was pretelevision
, would you believe it, and people made their own entertainment back then.'
Major League Baseball is a pretelevision
and therefore premodern sport that continues to have a problematic relationship or, more accurately, a dysfunctional marriage with television-the indispensable life force of big-time corporate sport.
But what are we to make of the fact that Truman also failed to communicate his leaderly qualities to the satisfaction of majorities during most of his pretelevision
Hundreds of radio stations in Michigan have now gone from the variety of programming of the pretelevision
days to specialized programming, usually concentrating on a particular style of music.
The influence of television on pretelevision
media institutions is undeniable, and that influence extended to the entertainment and leisure-time businesses increasingly supported by mass media, including baseball.
However, it had an advantage, in those pretelevision
days, of seeing the conductor's face and gestures.
``It is less of an attraction to go and see her in greater numbers than in the pretelevision
In this pretelevision
era, the term "soundbite" had yet to be coined, but Johnson was a master of it nonetheless.
Old, rumpled, overweight, gruffvoiced, pretelevision
, pre-New Democrat Tip O'Neill?
It was a sensational story even in the pretelevision
Gloria remembers: "It was in pretelevision
Northern Ireland, shock horror that long ago, and home-spun entertainment was huge.
Large numbers of people in this pretelevision
era turned to reading.