Lecture Notes - 3/29/11 19:27 Officehours Phelps2722...

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3/29/11 19:27 Office hours  Phelps 2722  Tuesdays 2-4 No midterm and final What constitutes a counter-culture? The values and norms of a cultural group or sub-group that run counter to the  social norms and values.   Sub-culture Grows organically When does it become a movement?
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3/31/11 19:27 John F. Kennedy, Democratic National Convention, 1960 Television becomes huge A star is beginning to form o Movie stars Nationalism becomes inter-nationalism  o The Peace Corps o Push forward and out o New Frontier The administration Idea that we can go forward Our discoveries have not stopped Can do this in terms of world power and in terms of partnering  America’s cause is an international cause Kennedy-Nixon Debate On radio Nixon won On tv Kennedy won Kennedy looks calmer and collected o Nixon is sweating, suit does not fit well, and uncomfortable. Kennedy Inaugural Address
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3/31/11 19:27 Lights have lit him up as a kind of Halo Gesture o Reference to Alexander the Great Complicated balance between Cold War rhetoric and give the idea of  challenge  o Rally the troops Shooting Kennedy A set of images of Kennedy with his famous pointing gesture The New Frontier Not only firepower, but vision Understands the US does not have a grasp on culture Jackie Kennedy starts a new fashion trend o Cutting edge dresses Esquire The Sentimentality  Become trendsetters and sophisticated icons The outer Limits 1963-65 The constant scare
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3/31/11 19:27 The Beverly Hillbillies Strikes oil Poor and become rich Move to Beverly Hills Continuous joke o Do not understand anything about modern society Articulates the changes that are occurring in American culture o Sudden wealth o The wealth of a nation had increased in a very short period of time o New technology Cultural clash Twilight Zone 1959-64 How do you know who is who o How do you know if someone is genuine o What is the quality of the characters? Tries to get around the sensors of race equality etc. and other controversial  issues that were not allowed to be discussed on tv by making the aliens the  bad guys My Three Sons Important because it reconstructed the family for the television
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3/31/11 19:27 Starts the wave of widowers who are left for various reasons to raise their kids The men have put together an absolutely perfected household o Taught moral values o Very conservative values When a women was on the show she usually wreaked havoc. Soviets v. Americans
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