This book explores Charles De Gaulle's use and strict control of television between 1958 and 1969, highlighting the association between charismatic power and television with regards to legitimizing the Gaullist leadership and determining an evolution towards presidentialism during the Fifth Republic. A protagonist of European political history of the twentieth century, Charles de Gaulle was a pioneer in the use of mass media: in the Second World War he had earned the nickname of G???n???ral-micro due to his reliance on ...

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Charles de Gaulle and the Media: Leadership, TV and the Birth of the Fifth Republic 2018, Palgrave MacMillan

ISBN-13: 9783319656410

2018 edition