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The bad sixties : Hollywood memories of the counterculture, antiwar, and Black power movements

Author: Kristen Hoerl
Publisher: Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018] ©2018
Series: Race, rhetoric, and media series.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Ongoing interest in the turmoil of the 1960s clearly demonstrates how these social conflicts continue to affect contemporary politics. In The Bad Sixties: Hollywood Memories of the Counterculture, Antiwar, and Black Power Movements, Kristen Hoerl focuses on fictionalized portrayals of 1960s activism in popular television and film. Hoerl shows how Hollywood has perpetuated politics deploring the detrimental  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Hoerl, Kristen.
Bad sixties.
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2018]
(DLC) 2017055601
(OCoLC)1011179353
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristen Hoerl
ISBN: 9781496817273 1496817273
OCLC Number: 1019840326
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 229 pages)
Contents: Introduction: selective amnesia in Hollywood's imagined sixties --
The sixties in history and entertainment memory --
Growing up from the counterculture in family ties and the wonder years --
Good citizens, ambivalent activists, and macho militants in Forrest Gump and the '60s --
Traumatic victimhood or Black rage? Contrasting visions of Black power --
The criminalization of late sixties militancy in television police procedurals --
Conclusion: contestation over sixties memory in the new millennium.
Series Title: Race, rhetoric, and media series.
Responsibility: Kristen Hoerl.

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Ongoing interest in the turmoil of the 1960s clearly demonstrates how these social conflicts continue to affect contemporary politics. In The Bad Sixties, Kristen Hoerl focuses on fictionalized  Read more...

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