Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948-1961

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Johns Hopkins University Press #ad - Outstanding academic title for 2007, same station, and performing arts?in same time, advertising-heavy home to reality programming, Choice MagazineEver wonder how American television came to be the much-derided, theater, formulaic situation comedies, focusing instead on culture, and buxom, hapless men, scantily clad women? Could it have been something different, historian James L.

Used book in Good Condition. The tale of television's founding years reveals a series of decisions that favored commercial success over cultural aspiration. Split into two camps―those who thought tv could meet and possibly raise the expectations of wealthier, better-educated post-war consumers and those who believed success meant mimicking the products of movie houses and radio―decision makers fought a battle of ideas that peaked in the 1950s, just as TV became a central facet of daily life for most Americans.

Same Time, Same Station: Creating American Television, 1948-1961 #ad - Baughman’s engagingly written account of the brief but contentious debate shows how the inner workings and outward actions of the major networks, producers, advertisers, writers, and entertainers ultimately made TV the primary forum for entertainment and information. Baughman takes readers behind the scenes of early broadcasting, examining corporate machinations that determined the future of television.

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American Horizons: U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume II: Since 1865, with Sources

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Oxford University Press #ad - History to american students by centering on the matrix of issues that dominate their lives. In addition, this beautifully designed, full-color book features hundreds of photos and images and more than 100 maps. History survey text that presents the traditional narrative in a global context. The authors, all acclaimed scholars in their specialties, use their individual strengths to provide students with a balanced and inclusive account of U.

S. The authors use the frequent movement of people, out of, and ideas into, goods, and within America's borders as a framework. History. Presented in two volumes for maximum flexibility, Second Edition, American Horizons, illustrates the relevance of U. S. American horizons, Second Edition, is the only U. S. These touchstone themes include population movements and growth, the evolving definition of citizenship, political and ideological contests and their consequences, forces, and Americans' five centuries of engagement with regional, national, and global institutions, cultural change and continuity, people's relationship to and impact upon the environment, and events.

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Ku Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s

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University of Chicago Press #ad - Harcourt shows how the Klan’s racist and nativist ideology became subsumed in sunnier popular portrayals of heroic vigilantism. In ku klux kulture, felix harcourt argues that in the 1920s the self-proclaimed Invisible Empire had an even wider significance as a cultural movement. Ku klux kulture reveals the extent to which the KKK participated in and penetrated popular American culture, reaching far beyond its paying membership to become part of modern American society.

In the process he challenges prevailing depictions of the 1920s, which may be best understood not as the Jazz Age or the Age of Prohibition, but as the Age of the Klan. In popular understanding, the Ku Klux Klan is a hateful white supremacist organization. The klan owned radio stations, pulp novels, and its members created popular films, and sports teams, music, newspapers, and more.

Ku Klux Kulture: America and the Klan in the 1920s #ad - Ku klux kulture gives us an unsettling glimpse into the past, arguing that the Klan did not die so much as melt into America’s prevailing culture.

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Freedom Summer: A Brief History with Documents Bedford Series in History and Culture

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Bedford/St. Martin's #ad - Through speeches, and activist training documents, letters, Freedom Summer traces the story of a grassroots voter registration movement, reports, challenging the Jim Crow system of segregation which wove its way through communities in Mississippi. Discover what took place in Mississippi during the Freedom Summer of 1964.

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Fifties Television: THE INDUSTRY AND ITS CRITICS Illinois Studies Communication

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University of Illinois Press #ad - He traces the medium's development from the experimental era through the regulatory battles of the 1940s and the network programming wars of the 1950s.  . William boddy provides a wide-ranging, programming changes, rigorous analysis of the fledging American television industry during the period of its greatest economic growth, and critical controversy.

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American Horizons: U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume II: Since 1865

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Oxford University Press #ad - This unique approach provides a fully integrated global perspective that seamlessly contextualizes American events within the wider world. American horizons, Third Edition, presents the traditional narrative of U. S. History to american students by centering on the matrix of issues that dominate their lives.

In addition, this beautifully designed, full-color book features hundreds of photos and images and more than 100 maps. These touchstone themes include population movements and growth, cultural change and continuity, and Americans' five centuries of engagement with regional, national, people's relationship to and impact upon the environment, and global institutions, the evolving definition of citizenship, political and ideological contests and their consequences, forces, and events.

American Horizons: U.S. History in a Global Context, Volume II: Since 1865 #ad - The authors, all acclaimed scholars in their specialties, use their individual strengths to provide students with a balanced and inclusive account of U. S. History in a global context. The authors use the frequent movement of people, goods, and ideas into, out of, and within America's borders as a framework.

History. Presented in two volumes for maximum flexibility, Third Edition, American Horizons, illustrates the relevance of U. S.

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JACKIE GLEASON SHOW: IN COLOR

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