Censorship In Black And White: The Burning Cross (1947), Band Of Angels (1957) And The Politics Of Film Censorship In The American South After World War II

  title={Censorship In Black And White: The Burning Cross (1947), Band Of Angels (1957) And The Politics Of Film Censorship In The American South After World War II},
  author={Melissa Ooten},
  journal={Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television},
  pages={77 - 98}
  • Melissa Ooten
  • Published 1 March 2013
  • History
  • Historical Journal of Film, Radio and Television
Following the end of World War II, the United States rose to prominent international status as its foreign policy coalesced around Cold War politics that focused not only upon external enemies abroad but also on internal ‘subversives’ at home. Fundamental principles of democracy came under attack as a variety of state-sponsored campaigns sought to eradicate Communists and their sympathizers as tensions with the Soviet Union grew. It was within this atmosphere that members of the US Congress’s… 
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