New PDF release: Anti-Communism and Popular Culture in Mid-Century America

By Cyndy Hendershot

now not lengthy after the Allied victories in Europe and Japan, America’s realization grew to become from international battle to chilly struggle. The perceived risk of communism had a distinct and critical impression on all degrees of yankee pop culture, from govt propaganda movies like Red Nightmare in Time journal to Adventures of Rocky and Bullwinkle.
This paintings examines representations of anti-communist sentiment in American pop culture from the early fifties throughout the mid-sixties. The dialogue covers tv courses, motion pictures, novels, journalism, maps, memoirs, and different works that offered anti-communist ideology to thousands of american citizens and encouraged their wondering those debatable matters. It additionally issues out the various strands of anti-communist rhetoric, comparable to liberal and countersubversive ones, that ruled pop culture in numerous media, and tells a way more advanced tale approximately manufacturers’ and shoppers’ principles approximately communism via shut research of the cultural artifacts of the chilly War.
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