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The Resource Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture, Thomas Doherty, (electronic book)

Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture, Thomas Doherty, (electronic book)

Label
Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture
Title
Cold War, cool medium
Title remainder
television, McCarthyism, and American culture
Statement of responsibility
Thomas Doherty
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Though conventional wisdom claims that television is a co-conspirator in the repressions of Cold War America, Doherty argues that during the Cold War, through television, America actually became a more tolerant place. He examines television programming and contemporary commentary of the late 1940s to the mid-1950s -- everything from See It Now to I Love Lucy, from Red Channels to the writings of Walter Winchell and Hedda Hopper. By rerunning the programs, freezing the frames, and reading between the lines, Doherty paints a picture of Cold War America that belies many bl
Member of
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Doherty, Thomas Patrick
Dewey number
791.45/658
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN1992.6
LC item number
.D64 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Television and politics
  • Television broadcasting of news
  • Anti-communist movements
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Cold War
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • McCarthy, Joseph
Label
Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture, Thomas Doherty, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Video rising -- The Gestalt of the blacklist -- Controversial personalities -- Hypersensitivity: the codes of television censorship -- Forums of the air -- Roman circuses and Spanish inquisitions -- Country and God -- Edward R. Murrow slays the dragon of Joseph McCarthy -- The Army-McCarthy hearings (April 22-June 17, 1954) -- Pixies: homosexuality, anticommunism, and television -- The end of the blacklist -- Exhuming McCarthyism: the paranoid style in American television
Control code
99976892804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( ix, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231129527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture, Thomas Doherty, (electronic book)
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Video rising -- The Gestalt of the blacklist -- Controversial personalities -- Hypersensitivity: the codes of television censorship -- Forums of the air -- Roman circuses and Spanish inquisitions -- Country and God -- Edward R. Murrow slays the dragon of Joseph McCarthy -- The Army-McCarthy hearings (April 22-June 17, 1954) -- Pixies: homosexuality, anticommunism, and television -- The end of the blacklist -- Exhuming McCarthyism: the paranoid style in American television
Control code
99976892804
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource ( ix, 305 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231129527
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Other physical details
illustrations.
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote

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