Living Room War (Television and Popular Culture)

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"Living Room War is a book... that is going to be around a mite longer than anything now on television.... It's about us, the people -- how we are being shown, and seen, on that much-bruited 'idiot box' to which our children devote more time than anything else, except sleep". -- The LeaderThis timeless collection of essays by the TV critic of The New Yorker provides a poetic look at 1960s television culture ranging from the Vietnam war to Captain Kangaroo, from the 1968 Democratic convention to televised sports.

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Living-Room War is Arlen's valiant - and entertaining - attempt to figure out exactly what television does to us. This timeless collection of essays provides a poetic look at 1960s television culture, ranging from the Vietnam war to Captain Kangaroo, from the 1968 Democratic convention to televised sports.

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Michael J. Arlen's books include "Exiles" (nominated for a National Book Award), "Passage to Ararat "(winner of a National Book Award), and three collections of essays on television: "Living-Room War, The View from Highway 1, "and" The Camera Age. "

ROBERT J. THOMPSON is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York, at Cortland.

ROBERT J. THOMPSON is an Associate Professor at the State University of New York, at Cortland.

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