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Author Doherty, Thomas Patrick.

Title Cold War, cool medium : television, McCarthyism, and American culture / Thomas Doherty.

Imprint New York : Columbia University Press, c2003.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 FSCC Non-Fiction  791.45 DOH 2003    ---  Available
Description ix, 305 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Film and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Subject McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Television and politics -- United States -- History.
Television broadcasting of news -- United States -- History.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History.
Cold War -- Social aspects -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1953-1961.
United States -- Social life and customs -- 1945-1970.
ISBN 0231129521 (acid-free paper)
023112953X (pbk. : acid-free paper)
Standard No. UKM bA3U2298
NLGGC 249066572

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