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Homeward Unbound: Prisoners of War, National Defeat, and the Crisis of Male Authority

Natasha Zaretsky

in No Direction Home: The American Family and the Fear of National Decline, 1968-1980

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807830949
eISBN:
9781469604428
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867808_zaretsky.5
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the Nixon administration's 1968–1973 publicity campaign to call the public's attention to the plight of American prisoners of war (POWs) and their families and how it combined ... More


“Put Fighting Blood in Your Business”: The U.S. War Department and the Reemployment of World War I Soldiers

Nancy Gentile Ford

in Veterans' Policies, Veterans' Politics: New Perspectives on Veterans in the Modern United States

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780813042077
eISBN:
9780813043456
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813042077.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The demobilization of some four million American soldiers at the end of World War I occurred simultaneously with widespread social unrest, rising unemployment, and economic hardship characterized by ... More


“A Campaign of Truth”: Marshall Plan Films in Greece

Katerina Loukopoulou

in Cinema's Military Industrial Complex

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520291508
eISBN:
9780520965263
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291508.003.0018
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter, by Katarina Loukopoulou, discusses the Marshall Plan (MP) documentary films about Greece in the post–World War II geopolitical context. Drawing on archival research, it explores ... More


Marketing Integration: Interracial Living in the White Imagination

Abigail Perkiss

in Making Good Neighbors: Civil Rights, Liberalism, and Integration in Postwar Philadelphia

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452284
eISBN:
9780801470851
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452284.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter presents an event in which West Mount Airy residents invited UN delegates and employees to stay in their homes and live with their families, while being covered by local and national ... More


Interlude: Grassroots Organizing and Celebrity Campaigns Grassroots Organizing and Celebrity Campaigns The Arts and AIDS Activism in Morocco

Jeffrey Callen

in The Culture of AIDS in Africa: Hope and Healing Through Music and the Arts

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199744473
eISBN:
9780190268183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199744473.003.0023
Subject:
Music, Ethnomusicology, World Music

This chapter examines the use of the arts in AIDS activism in Morocco, with particular emphasis on grassroots organizing and celebrity campaigns. AIDS activism began in Morocco in 1988 with the ... More


The Catastrophe of Success

Frank Noack

in Veit Harlan: The Life and Work of a Nazi Filmmaker

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813167008
eISBN:
9780813167794
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813167008.003.0015
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter deals with the world premiere of Jud Süss at the Venice Film Festival in 1940, where it is praised by the young critic Michelangelo Antonioni, and its subsequent box-office success in ... More


Fertile Ground in Philadelphia, 1915–1921

James M. Doering

in The Great Orchestrator: Arthur Judson and American Arts Management

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252037412
eISBN:
9780252094590
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252037412.003.0004
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter follows Judson's journey to Philadelphia in July 1915, and how he immediately immersed himself in the orchestra's ongoing projects. His principal partner in these endeavors was ... More


Picturing a Crude Past: Primitivism, Public Art, and Corporate Oil Promotion in the United States

Ross Barrett

in Oil Culture

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780816689682
eISBN:
9781452949314
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816689682.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter focuses on an early sculptural monument—the Drake Memorial—commissioned by the Standard Oil Trust as the centerpiece of a turn-of-the-century publicity campaign designed to rehabilitate ... More


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