Racial Discourse and Censorship on NBC-TV, 1948–60

@article{Pondillo2005RacialDA,
  title={Racial Discourse and Censorship on NBC-TV, 1948–60},
  author={Bob Pondillo},
  journal={Journal of Popular Film and Television},
  year={2005},
  volume={33},
  pages={102 - 114}
}
  • Bob Pondillo
  • Published 1 July 2005
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Popular Film and Television
The author explores postwar racial discourse in television programming at the National Broadcasting Company (NBC-TV). He concludes that NBC-TV's socially progressive notions were significant in altering television's complicated race negotiations after World War II—a period of transition between an inequitable system of racial hierarchy and a more culturally liberal postwar order. 
2 Citations

Battle of the Brains: Election-Night Forecasting at the Dawn of the Computer Age

This dissertation examines journalists' early encounters with computers as tools for news reporting, focusing on election-night forecasting in 1952. Although election night 1952 is frequently

THE DOUBLE BED: SEX, HETEROSEXUAL MARRIAGE AND THE BODY IN POSTWAR ENGLISH CANADA, 1946-1966

............................................................................................................ii

References

SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES

Nervous Laughter: Television Situation Comedy and Liberal Democratic Ideology

Preface Introduction A Strained Consensus Quiescent Changes The Liberal Pluralist Ascendancy Neoconservative Death Valley Days Bibliography Index

An American Paradox: Censorship in a Nation of Free Speech

The Mystery of Contradictions Censorship in a Nation of Freedom Censorship and the Distortion of American Politics Truth Is No Longer a Defense The Search for American Identity The Last Option

A Death in the Delta: The Story of Emmett Till

Here is the full, shocking story of the lynching that exposed the true brutality of the nation's tradition of racism to a confident prosperous post-World War II America and helped ignite the 1960s

Blackface, White Noise: Jewish Immigrants in the Hollywood Melting Pot

The tangled connections that have bound Jews to African Americans in popular culture and liberal politics are at the heart of Michael Rogin's arresting and unnerving new book. Looking at films from

Ideology and Modern Culture: Critical Social Theory in the Era of Mass Communication

Preface Introduction 1. The concept of ideology 2. Ideology in modern societies 3. The concept of culture 4. Cultural transmission and mass communication 5. Towards a social theory of mass

Conflict and Crisis: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman, 1945–1948. By Robert J. Donovan. New York, W.W. Norton & Company, 1977. Pp. xx + 473. $12.95

sources, such as those in the various presidential libraries (although he is aware of their existence), leaves Norton sometimes unable to reconcile conflicting versions of the same episode. He leans

Love and Theft: Blackface Minstrelsy and the American Working Class.

Preface to the 20th-Anniversary Edition by Greil Marcus Introduction Part I 1. Blackface and Blackness: The Minstrel Show in American Culture 2. Love and Theft: "Racial" Production and the Social

Jolson: The Legend Comes to Life

Al Jolson was a famous American entertainer in the first thirty years of this century and his career is a familiar rags to riches story. But beneath his popular exterior lay a man who treated women

Man of the People: A Life of Harry S. Truman

Harry S. Truman is remembered today as an icon of the plain-speaking president, 'Give 'em Hell Harry', the chief executive who put 'The Buck Stops Here' on his desk. But Alonzo L Hamby shows that

Raising Cain: Blackface Performance from Jim Crow to Hip Hop

Dancing for Eels at Catherine Market The Blackface Lore Cycle Blame It on Cain Finding Jim Crow Notes Acknowledgments Index