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Voting alone: the decline of bodily mass communication and public sensationalism in presidential elections
The congregational crowd was a powerful mode of political communication in the nineteenth-century US until banished by the imposition of literate modes on popular electoral politics by ProgressiveExpand
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COMPUTER-EASE: A TWENTIETH-CENTURY LITERACY EMERGENT
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We don’t know what computer literacy is, but we do know that it’s a good thing.Several years ago at Smith College in Northampton, Massachusetts, the Standing Committee on Educational Policy convened an informal subcommittee to consider whether all Smith undergraduates should be required to take a course in the art and science of computing. Expand
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Computer Systems: Prospects for a Public Information Network
“Perhaps the very concept of equal access to information deserves examination. Is democracy literally the sum of informed choices by its citizens?”
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Avery Brundage and American Participation in the 1936 Olympic Games
Avery Brundage liked to say that revolutionaries were not bred on the playing field. That theme neatly expressed Brundage's distrust of any challenge to the established political and social order heExpand
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