Jo Coppola

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Jo Coppola was a prominent 1950s columnist and television critic for Newsday and the New York Post.[1] She was the first TV critic Newsday ever had,[2] and also wrote for Commonweal,[3] and others.

In 1959 she wrote the script for the short film Summer of Decision, a 30 min long film produced by the Council on Social Work Education, directed by William A. Graham and starring Suzanne Pleshette, Kevin McCarthy and Nicholas Pryor.[4]

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  1. ^ Williams (1958) p.287 quote: "Miss Coppola is well known for her work as a television critic for Newstfay and the NY Post"
  2. ^ Keeler (1990) p.281
  3. ^ Hadjuk (2008)
  4. ^ Not a TV Pilot – Summer of Decision (1959)


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