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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Booker, M. Keith.
From box office to ballot box.
Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2007
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
M Keith Booker
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL|
|Description:||1 online resource (v, 232 pages)|
|Details:||Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.|
|Contents:||Introduction : the American political film --
1. Meet the candidate : the political campaign film --
2. Inside politics : the process of government in American political film --
3. Communism, anticommunism, and the blacklist : McCarthyism and American film --
4. Science fiction and nuclear fear : the Cold war in American film --
5. As seen on television : politics and the media in American film --
6. Working on the chain gang : labor and class in American film --
7. Apocalypse then : the Vietnam war in American film --
8. United States vs. the World : American film and warfare after the Cold war --
Conclusion : Political film in the twenty-first century.
|Responsibility:||M. Keith Booker.|
"Film may be the perfect creative medium through which to ponder, parody, and criticize the world of politics. Booker explores this relationship in an academic yet accessible discussion of American