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Entertaining the Colonels: Propaganda, social change and entertainment in Greek television fiction, 1967–74

Gregory Paschalidis

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0004
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

The introduction of a regular television service in Greece coincided with the establishment of the Colonels’ dictatorship, and some of the most popular and best-remembered programmes from the ... More


Staying outside ‘the egg’: Surrealist entertainment during the Greek dictatorship

Christina Adamou

in Popular television in authoritarian Europe

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719082399
eISBN:
9781781707302
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719082399.003.0005
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Television

This chapter offers an analysis of the aesthetics and meanings within This One and That One (Εκείνος και… Εκείνος), a satirical drama series from the era of the Colonels’ dictatorship, drawing on ... More


What’s in a Name?

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter begins with a discussion of the Chinn family name, originally the French des Chynn. The major focus of the chapter is Chinn’s time at Centre College, especially his experience with the ... More


Stage of Emergency: Theater and Public Performance under the Greek Military Dictatorship of 1967–1974

Gonda Van Steen

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780198718321
eISBN:
9780191787621
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198718321.001.0001
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

Through theater’s probing lens, this book offers a critique of cultural life in Greece during the dictatorship years, a topic that has remained largely unexplored. It analyzes the plays and ... More


Dancing with the Dictators, 1969–1974

James Edward Miller

in The United States and the Making of Modern Greece: History and Power, 1950-1974

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832479
eISBN:
9781469606002
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887943_miller.13
Subject:
History, World Modern History

This chapter discusses a study forwarded by the State Department's Bureau of Intelligence and Research (INR) to Secretary of State William Rogers, which analyzed the longer-term consequences of the ... More


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