New Media & Society
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Mad men, mad world : sex, politics, style, and the 1960s
Call Number: ebook
Publication Date: Duke University Press, 2013
Since the show's debut in 2007, Mad Men has invited viewers to immerse themselves in the lush period settings, ruthless Madison Avenue advertising culture, and arresting characters at the center of its 1960s fictional world. Mad Men, Mad World is a comprehensive analysis of this groundbreaking TV series. Scholars from across the humanities consider the AMC drama from a fascinating array of perspectives, including fashion, history, architecture, civil rights, feminism, consumerism, art, cinema, and the serial format, as well as through theoretical frames such as critical race theory, gender, queer theory, global studies, and psychoanalysis.
The most dangerous man in America : Daniel Ellsberg and the Pentagon Papers
Publication Date: New Day Films, [2010?]
The film tells the story of Ellsberg's transformation from Vietnam War strategist to whistleblower, as he leaked a 7000-page top-secret Pentagon document to The New York Times. Ellsberg's actions sparked a national debate centered around the controversy of National Security vs. the public's right to know. Watch the film on streaming video via the title link (above).
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