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Francis Ford Coppola

Jeff Menne

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038822
eISBN:
9780252096785
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038822.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Acclaimed as one of the most influential and innovative American directors, Francis Ford Coppola is also lionized as a maverick auteur at war with Hollywood's power structure and an ardent critic of ... More


Confronting New Environments at the Century’s Turn

David Igler

in Industrial Cowboys: Miller & Lux and the Transformation of the Far West, 1850-1920

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520226586
eISBN:
9780520938939
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520226586.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter begins by discussing Lux' early death and how he had very little time to enjoy the victory after the supreme court delivered its verdict on the Lux v. Haggin trial. It then notes that ... More


Washington Lawyer

John Acacia

in Clark Clifford: The Wise Man of Washington

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125510
eISBN:
9780813135304
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125510.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

Clark Clifford's new office was only four blocks from the White House. Clifford took on but one partner, Edward H. Miller, a lawyer from the Justice Department whom Clifford knew from St. Louis. ... More


Telethons: Spectacle, Disability, and the Business of Charity

Paul K. Longmore

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190262075
eISBN:
9780190262105
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190262075.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

Telethons occupied a central, underappreciated place in postwar US history. The yearly programs offered front-row seats to something much bigger than a kitschy parade of prominent celebrities and ... More


Reengineering JPL

Peter J. Westwick

in Into the Black: JPL and the American Space Program, 1976-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110753
eISBN:
9780300134582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110753.003.0015
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter describes a new mode that emerged in the 1990s that required JPL to increase productivity—a mode referred to as faster-better-cheaper. Amid layoffs and problems with cost control, lab ... More


All the Corporations’ Men1

Michael Sragow

in Michael Mann Cinema And Television: Interviews, 1980-2012

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748693542
eISBN:
9781474406451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748693542.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents an interview with Michael Mann, who talks about his 1999 film The Insider. Starring Russell Crowe and Al Pacino, The Insider is not only a docudrama about Big Tobacco, Big ... More


You Can’t Raffle Off a Dead Donkey: Newslore of Commerce

Russell Frank

in Newslore: Contemporary Folklore on the Internet

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604739282
eISBN:
9781604739299
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604739282.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Folk Literature

This chapter examines the newslore the sudden collapse of the Enron Corporation. It explains that the shameless profiteering of Enron executives confirmed some of the worst fears about corporate ... More


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