Jeff Kisseloff, a native New Yorker, is the author of The Box: An Oral History of Television, 1920-1961. He is a veteran reporter and editor and the grandson of one of the country's first TV dealers. He holds a master's degree in journalism from Columbia University, and lives in New York City.
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Jeff Kisseloff brings together 137 New Yorkers who witnessed daily life in Manhattan from the 1890s to World War II. Dividing the city into ten neighborhoods and devoting a chapter to each, Kisseloff lets the eyewitnesses speak for themselves.
“Indispensable... It is not only highly informative, but it is also great fun to read.”
—THE NEW YORK TIMES
Guaranteed to keep you up long after prime time, The Box re-creates the old-time TV years through more than three hundred interviews with those who invented, manufactured, advertised, produced, directed, wrote, and acted in them.
“Wondrous... An oral scrapbook of the pioneering days of our video nation”
—The New York Times Book Review