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Author Peretti, Burton W. (Burton William), 1961-

Title The leading man : Hollywood and the presidential image / Burton W. Peretti.

Imprint New Brunswick, N.J. : Rutgers University Press, c2012.


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 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43658 PER    Available
Description x, 335 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents "The torments of desire" : presidents and performance before 1929 -- The studios' golden age and the white house, 1929-1945 -- The old man and TV, 1945-1960 -- Charisma's hour, 1960-1969 -- Enter stage right, 1969-1989 -- Hollywood wags the dog, 1990-2000 -- The twin towers, 2001-2009.
Subject Presidents in motion pictures.
Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Historical films -- United States -- History and criticism.
Motion pictures and history.
ISBN 9780813554044 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0813554047 (hardcover : alk. paper)

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