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When We Were Free to Be: Looking Back at a Children's Classic and the Difference It Made

Lori Rotskoff and Laura L. Lovett (eds)

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837238
eISBN:
9781469601427
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837559_rotskoff
Subject:
History, Cultural History

If you grew up in the era of mood rings and lava lamps, you probably remember Free to Be … You and Me—the groundbreaking children's record, book, and television special that debuted in 1972. ... More


Streisand’s Television

Ethan Mordden

in On Streisand: An Opinionated Guide

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190651763
eISBN:
9780190931322
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190651763.003.0003
Subject:
Music, History, American

This chapter focuses on Barbra Streisand’s television specials, beginning with My Name Is Barbra in 1965 that catapulted her as a full-fledged national star. In My Name Is Barbra, Streisand’s singing ... More


Final Ovation

Brent Phillips

in Charles Walters: The Director Who Made Hollywood Dance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813147215
eISBN:
9780813151502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813147215.003.0028
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This final chapters begins with the release of That’s Entertainment! (1974), which brought newfound respect for the M-G-M musical and those who created them. Walters returns to directing, steering ... More


The Road Ahead

Stephen Citron

in Jerry Herman: Poet of the Showtune

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300100822
eISBN:
9780300133240
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300100822.003.0014
Subject:
Music, Popular

This chapter focuses on the career of Jerry Herman as a composer in his seventies. It explains that during this time, Herman declined most offers, except one from Las Vegas entrepreneur Steve Wynn, ... More


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