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Cold War children's television : Philadelphia as a case study

Title
Cold War children's television : Philadelphia as a case study / Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic.
ISBN
9781666927924
1666927929
9781666927931
Publication
Lanham, Maryland : Lexington Books, [2024]
Physical Description
vii, 163 pages ; 24 cm.
Summary
"Vibiana Bowman Cvetkovic examines Philadelphia-hosted children's cartoon shows, which were broadcast in the industry's earliest days. This book explores the figure of the host with regard to Cold War notions of race, gender, and class and how the host challenged or reified these constructs"-- Provided by publisher.
Other formats
Online version: Cvetkovic, Vibiana Bowman, 1953- Cold War children's television Lanham : Lexington Books, 2024
Format
Books
Language
English
Added to Catalog
January 17, 2024
Series
Children and youth in popular culture.
Children and youth in popular culture
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Situating children's programming in television's golden age
Sex, Sally Starr and the paradox of the American Cowgirl
Pixanne, class, and the Cold War American childhood
Gene London, Cold War masculinity
Chief Halftown, race, and nostalgia
Coda: the demise of hosted shows.
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