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George Gershwin: Letter to Max Abramson (1918)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0008
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents the text of George Gershwin's letter to New York-based newspaper reporter Max Abramson in 1918. This letter was written to tell Abramson about his first tastes of success. ... More


Hillary Rodham Clinton: Recasting the Role of First Lady

Barbara A. Perry

in 42: Inside the Presidency of Bill Clinton

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780801454066
eISBN:
9781501706202
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801454066.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter assesses the unusually influential role played by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton. A product in many ways of the 1960s women’s movement, Clinton broke new ground as a presidential ... More


Hillary Clinton as Political Candidate: U.S. Senate Campaign—1999–2001

Shawn J. Parry-Giles

in Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038211
eISBN:
9780252096044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038211.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter features the extensive television news coverage of Hillary Clinton as a candidate for the U.S. Senate. In many ways, the news broadcasts reflected the memory frames that circulated ... More


The Obama Phenomenon: Toward a Multiracial Democracy

Charles P. Henry, Robert L. Allen, and Robert Chrisman (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036453
eISBN:
9780252093487
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036453.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Barack Obama's campaign and electoral victory demonstrated the dynamic nature of American democracy. Beginning as a special issue of The Black Scholar, this probing collection illustrates the impact ... More


The Key Ingredients of Presidential Foodways

Adrian Miller

in President's Kitchen Cabinet: The Story of the African Americans Who Have Fed Our First Families, from the Washingtons to the Obamas

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469632537
eISBN:
9781469632551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469632537.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter itemizes and elaborates on four different component parts (described in the book as "ingredients") that make-up presidential foodways. The first ingredient relates to the president: his ... More


Hillary Clinton as Campaign Surrogate: U.S. Presidential Campaigns—1992 and 1996

Shawn J. Parry-Giles

in Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038211
eISBN:
9780252096044
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038211.003.0002
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

This chapter represents the first installment of Hillary Clinton's news biography and examines the news coverage of Clinton during the 1992 presidential campaign and her entrance onto the national ... More


Oscar Levant: “Variations on a Gershwin Theme” (1939)

Robert Wyatt and John Andrew Johnson

in The George Gershwin Reader

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195327113
eISBN:
9780199851249
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195327113.003.0004
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter presents American composer and pianist Oscar Levant's comments on the music of George Gershwin. According to Levant, Gershwin began to impinge on his life even before he met or even ... More


Hillary Clinton in the News: Gender and Authenticity in American Politics

Shawn J. Parry-Giles

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038211
eISBN:
9780252096044
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038211.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The charge of inauthenticity has trailed Hillary Clinton from the moment she entered the national spotlight and stood in front of television cameras. This book shows how the U.S. media created their ... More


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