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Broadway Goes to WarAmerican Theater during World War II

Broadway Goes to War: American Theater during World War II

Robert L. McLaughlin and Sally E. Parry

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180946
eISBN:
9780813181028
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180946.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

The American theater was not ignorant of the developments brought on by World War II, and actively addressed and debated timely, controversial topics for the duration of the war, including neutrality ... More

Educating Air ForcesGlobal Perspectives on Airpower Learning

Educating Air Forces: Global Perspectives on Airpower Learning

Randall Wakelam, David Varey, and Emanuele Sica (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180243
eISBN:
9780813180250
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180243.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Compared to armies and navies, which have existed as professional fighting services for centuries, the technology that makes air forces possible is much newer. As a result, these services have had to ... More

Harry Dean StantonHollywood's Zen Rebel

Harry Dean Stanton: Hollywood's Zen Rebel

Joseph B. Atkins

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180106
eISBN:
9780813180113
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180106.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Harry Dean Stanton (1926--2017) got his start in Hollywood in TV productions such as Zane Grey Theater and Gunsmoke. After a series of minor parts in forgettable westerns, he gradually began to get ... More

Jayne MansfieldThe Girl Couldn't Help It

Jayne Mansfield: The Girl Couldn't Help It

Eve Golden

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180953
eISBN:
9780813180960
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180953.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Jayne Mansfield (1933−1967) was driven not just to be an actress but to be a star. One of the most influential sex symbols of her time, she was known for her platinum blonde hair, hourglass figure, ... More

Pittsburgh and the Urban League MovementA Century of Social Service and Activism

Pittsburgh and the Urban League Movement: A Century of Social Service and Activism

Joe William Trotter

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813179919
eISBN:
9780813179926
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813179919.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

During the Great Migration, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, became a mecca for African Americans seeking better job opportunities, wages, and living conditions. The city's thriving economy and vibrant ... More

Racing for AmericaThe Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

Racing for America: The Horse Race of the Century and the Redemption of a Sport

James C. Nicholson

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180649
eISBN:
9780813180687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180649.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Sport and Leisure

On October 20, 1923, at New York's Belmont Park, Kentucky Derby champion Zev toed the starting line alongside Papyrus, winner of England's greatest horse race, the Epsom Derby. The $100,000 purse for ... More

The SailorFranklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

The Sailor: Franklin D. Roosevelt and the Transformation of American Foreign Policy

David F. Schmitz

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180441
eISBN:
9780813180472
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180441.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In The Sailor, David F. Schmitz presents a comprehensive reassessment of Franklin Delano Roosevelt's foreign policymaking. Most historians have cast FDR as a leader who resisted an established ... More

A Simple JusticeKentucky Women Fight for the Vote

A Simple Justice: Kentucky Women Fight for the Vote

Melanie Beals Goan

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180175
eISBN:
9780813180182
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180175.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

When the Declaration of Independence was signed by a group of wealthy white men in 1776, poor white men, African Americans, and women quickly discovered that the unalienable rights it promised were ... More

Small Screen, Big FeelsTelevision and Cultural Anxiety in the Twenty-First Century

Small Screen, Big Feels: Television and Cultural Anxiety in the Twenty-First Century

Melissa Ames

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813180069
eISBN:
9780813180076
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813180069.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

While television has always played a role in recording and curating history, shaping cultural memory, and influencing public sentiment, the changing nature of the medium in the post-network era finds ... More

VitagraphAmerica's First Great Motion Picture Studio

Vitagraph: America's First Great Motion Picture Studio

Andrew A. Erish

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780813181196
eISBN:
9780813181202
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813181196.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

For more than a century, the origin story of the American film industry has been that the founders of Paramount and Fox invented the feature film, that Universal created the star system, and that ... More

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