chapter  5
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A Formal Survey of American TV Coverage of Canadian/ American Relations

Even in the midst of controversial issues, Canadian/American relations are typically presented as tranquil. This is the recurring theme throughout the American news examples. It is especially evident in the National Film Board coverage reviewed in detail in this chapter. For example, Frank Reynolds announced that, "Three films made in Canada, of all places, have been disapproved by the critics at (the) Justice Department" (ABC 2/25/83, 2:20).