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Author Lichter, S. Robert.

Title Politics is a joke! : how TV comedians are remaking political life / S. Robert Lichter, George Mason University, Jody C. Baumgartner, East Carolina University , Jonathan S. Morris, East Carolina University with the assistance of Daniel Amundson.

Publication Info. Boulder, CO : Westview Press, a member of the Perseus Books Group, [2015]


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Allendale Branch Non-Fiction    973.9302 LIC    Available
Description xvi, 253 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: politics is a funny business -- The rise of late night comedy -- A funny thing happened on the way to the White House -- Politicians behaving badly -- What's so funny? -- Laughing matters? -- If you can't beat them, join them -- Political humor: prospect and retrospect.
Subject Television in politics -- United States.
Television talk shows -- Political aspects -- United States.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1993-2001 -- Humor.
Television comedies -- United States -- Influence.
Political satire, American -- History and criticism.
Added Author Baumgartner, Jody C., 1958-
Morris, Jonathan S.
Amundson, Daniel.
ISBN 9780813347172 (pbk.)

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