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Author Watson, Mary Ann.

Title Defining visions : television and the American experience in the 20th century / Mary Ann Watson.

Imprint Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    791.45 WAT 2008    Available
Edition 2nd ed.
Description xii, 298 p., [8] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-284) and index.
Contents Television enters the picture -- Television and the melting pot: race and ethnicity -- Home on screen: gender and family -- The Killing tube: violence and crime -- TV goes all the way: romance and sexuality -- The boxed-in workplace: jobs and professions -- Tuning out restraint: indulgence and advertising -- Taking the cue: television and the American personality -- Deep focus: television and the American character -- The webbed republic: democracy in the television age.
Subject Television broadcasting -- United States -- History.
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