Watching M*A*S*H, Watching America

A Social History of the 1972–1983 Television Series

Author: James H. Wittebols

Publisher: McFarland

ISBN: 9780786417018

Category: History

Page: 284

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It has been said that M*A*S*H was a show set in the 1950s which reflected the shifting values of the 1970s and early 1980s. Hawkeye Pierce, Radar O’Reilly, Trapper John McIntyre, Sherman Potter, Margaret (Hot Lips) Houlihan, B.J. Hunnicutt, Frank Burns, Charles Emerson Winchester, Max Klinger—these and the many other characters who populated the MASH 4077 used the Korean War as a backdrop to comment on many of the social issues of their day. Using a unique blend of comedy and drama, the show’s first three seasons (1972–1975) focused on the anti-Vietnam War sentiment that consumed much of America. As Vietnam ended, M*A*S*H moved on to concentrate on other contemporary issues—the women’s movement, the rise of the religious right in American politics, the new narcissism that marked the early 1980s, the heightened awareness of underage or excessive alcohol use, and the increased emphasis on family in American life. How the series presented these issues and its success in doing so are the subjects of this critical study. An episode listing—brief plot outline, casts and credits, air dates, and titles—is also provided.

Kaplan Newsweek Law School Admissions Adviser

Author: Ruth Lammert-Reeves

Publisher: N.A


Category: Study Aids

Page: 220

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Provides information on school selection, admissions, financial aid, and law schools in the United States, and offers specific advice for women, disabled students, minorities, and other special populations.

Media Bias?

A Comparative Study of Time, Newsweek, the National Review, and the Progressive, 1975-2000

Author: Tawnya J. Adkins Covert,Philo C. Wasburn

Publisher: Lexington Books

ISBN: 146163377X

Category: History

Page: 182

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Media Bias? addresses the question: To what extent can mainstream news media be characterized as 'conservative' or 'liberal'? The study involves a systematic comparative analysis of the coverage given to major domestic social issues from 1975 to 2000 by two mainstream newsmagazines, Newsweek and Time, and two explicitly partisan publications, the conservative National Review and the liberal Progressive.

The Taj Mahal

Author: David Carroll,Newsweek, inc. Book Division

Publisher: N.A


Category: History

Page: 172

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Remembering to Forget

Holocaust Memory Through the Camera's Eye

Author: Barbie Zelizer

Publisher: University of Chicago Press

ISBN: 9780226979731

Category: History

Page: 300

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Barbie Zelizer reveals the unique significance of the photographs taken at the liberation of the concentration camps in Germany after World War II. She shows how the photographs have become the basis of our memory of the Holocaust and how they have affected our presentations and perceptions of contemporary history's subsequent atrocities. Impressive in its range and depth and illustrated with more than 60 photographs, Remembering to Forget is a history of contemporary photojournalism, a compelling chronicle of these unforgettable photographs, and a fascinating study of how collective memory is forged and changed. "[A] fascinating study. . . . Here we have a completely fresh look at the emergence of photography as a major component of journalistic reporting in the course of the liberation of the camps by the Western Allies. . . . Well written and argued, superbly produced with more photographs of atrocity than most people would want to see in a lifetime, this is clearly an important book."—Omer Bartov, Times Literary Supplement

Essay Writing: Step-By-Step

A Newsweek Education Program Guide for Teens

Author: Newsweek Education Program,Newsweek, Inc.

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9780743249348

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 256

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For more than 30 years the Newsweek Education Program has been providing teachers and students with the finest integrated news education program in the United States. This is an invaluable educational resource from a trusted program dedicated to helping students succeed.

Women who work

a national survey : a 1984 Newsweek research report

Author: Newsweek, inc,Mathematica Policy Research, inc

Publisher: N.A


Category: Family & Relationships

Page: 191

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