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Callahan’s Legacy

Joe Street

in Dirty Harry's America: "Clint Eastwood, Harry Callahan, and the Conservative Backlash"

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061672
eISBN:
9780813051192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061672.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

Despite his attempt to separate his life from his Dirty Harry screen persona, Eastwood remains unable to escape Callahan’s shadow. Eastwood’s later roles, often as a laconic outsider or law ... More


“Which Way America?”: California’s Moral Guidelines Committee and the Forging of a Patriotic Morality

Natalia Mehlman Petrzela

in Classroom Wars: Language, Sex, and the Making of Modern Political Culture

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199358458
eISBN:
9780199358489
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199358458.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

In 1968, the California Moral Guidelines Committee (MGC) was formed to fashion a moral code teachers would impart in school. Emerging from a contested climate that permeated even committee ... More


The Glamour Republic

David Haven Blake

in Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278182
eISBN:
9780190278212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278182.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

The conclusion discusses Eisenhower’s skepticism about Hollywood stars, as he expressed it in his journals and private comments to White House staff. Eisenhower’s reluctant embrace of political ... More


The Biggest Fan in the World

David Haven Blake

in Liking Ike: Eisenhower, Advertising, and the Rise of Celebrity Politics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278182
eISBN:
9780190278212
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278182.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Cultural History

As it was advising President Eisenhower and the Republican Party, BBDO was grooming Ronald Reagan as a corporate spokesman and the host of an anthology drama series on CBS, General Electric Theater. ... More


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