315L fall '14 lecture 21.pptx - Lecture 21 The Second Red Scare RKO Pictures 1949 offering later re-released as The Woman on Pier 13 Outline A Culture

315L fall '14 lecture 21.pptx - Lecture 21 The Second Red...

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Lecture 21: The Second Red Scare RKO Pictures’ 1949 offering, later re-released as “The Woman on Pier 13”
Outline A Culture of Conformity Soviet Espionage in the U.S. Government & in the Manhattan Project HUAC & the FBI The Rise & Fall of Joseph McCarthy Conclusions
A Culture of Conformity A certain kind of prosperity “Levitt towns” as case study Veneers of political unanimity Trajectories of reform and dissent Civil rights and labor Gender and sexual expectations Crisis and anti-communism The specter of “deviance” Of “reds” and “pinkos”
Mass-Produced Homes for (White) Veterans $9000 in 1953=$77,000 in 2013 $57 in 1953=$490 in 2013
Mass-Produced Homes, cont. $11,600 in 1956=$98,000 in 2013
Levittown, PA, 1959
McCall’s Magazine Illustration on 4 th of July Celebrations in the Suburbs, 1955
Late 1940s Pulp Fiction and Gov’t Public Service Advertisements
“Proper” Sexuality in a Cold War World, 1955
Barbarians at the Gates
An Ad from the Yearbook for the Grandview Heights (Ohio) High School Yearbook, 1951

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