The other fifties : interrogating midcentury American icons /

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Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Foreman, Joel.
Format: Book
Published: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c1997.
Table of Contents:
  • The frustrated persuader : Fairfax M. Cone and the Edsel advertising campaign, 1957-59 / James L. Baughman
  • Postwar white girls' dark other / Wini Breines
  • Mau Mau's American career, 1952-57 / Joel Foreman
  • The opening of America : meaningful difference in 1950s television / Horace Newcomb
  • Watching Elvis : the male rock star as object of the gaze / David R. Shumway
  • Memory and repression in early ethnic television : the example of Gertrude Berg and the Goldbergs / Donald Weber
  • What Lola got : cultural carelessness on Broadway / David Van Leer
  • The prime of Miss Kim Novak : struggling over the feminine in the star image / Jackie Byars
  • Split screens : framing and passing in pillow talk / Cynthia J. Fuchs
  • Democracy, capitalism, and American literature : the cold war construction of J.D. Salinger's paperback hero / Lee Medovoi
  • Something old, something new, something borrowed, something (red, white, and) blue : Ayn Rand's Atlas shrugged and objectivist ideology / Stacey Olster
  • The road to rapprochement : Khrushchev's 1959 visit to America / Stephen J. Whitfield.