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From my cold, dead hands : Charlton Heston and American politics

Author: Emilie Raymond
Publisher: Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
Series: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Charlton Heston is perhaps most famous for his portrayal of Moses in Cecil B. DeMille's epic The Ten Commandments and for his Academy Award-winning performance in the 1959 classic Ben-Hur. Throughout his long career, Heston used his cinematic status as a powerful moral force to effect social and political change. "From My Cold, Dead Hands" examines how Heston evolved into a major American political figure. Heston  Read more...
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Raymond, Emilie, 1973-
From my cold, dead hands.
Lexington, Ky. : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2006012092
(OCoLC)66527149
Named Person: Charlton Heston; Charlton Heston
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Emilie Raymond
ISBN: 0813171490 9780813171494 9780813138428 0813138426 9780813124087 0813124085
OCLC Number: 77125677
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (x, 376 pages, [24] pages of plates) : illustrations
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: Front cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. Superstar; 2. Cold War Liberal; 3. Union Leader; 4. Arts Patron; 5. Democrat for Republicans; Photo insert; 6. Republican Ideologue; 7. Gun Guru; 8. Cultural Cannon; Conclusion; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: UPCC book collections on Project MUSE.
Responsibility: Emilie Raymond.

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Examines how Charlton Heston evolved into a major American political figure. This is a chronicle of the resurgence of American conservative thought and, in particular, the birth of neoconservatism.  Read more...

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