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Hendershot, Heather
What's fair on the air? : cold war right-wing broadcasting and the public interest / Heather Hendershot
Alternate Title Cold war right-wing broadcasting and the public interest
Chicago : University of Chicago Press, c2011
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 3rd Floor  E743.5 .H43 2011    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Right-wing extremists -- United States
Radio in politics -- United States
Mass media and propaganda -- United States
Subject Hunt, H. L
Hargis, Billy James, 1925-
Smoot, Dan
McIntire, Carl, 1906-2002
Physical Description x, 260 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-249) and index
Contents Right-wing media vs. cold war America: "lace, luncheons, and frying pans" collapse into a "nightmare of raw violence and brutality" -- "A strong reek of the not-quite-crackpot": H. L. Hunt, right-wing radio's "constructive" conservative -- Right-wing broadcasting's supreme individualist: Dan Smoot and the tactics of constitutional conservatism -- God's angriest man: Carl McIntire, neoevangelicalism, and the long-lingering fundamentalist fires -- A story of "epic proportions": the battle between the FCC and WXUR -- Everything old is new again: Billy James Hargis, extremist tactics, and the politics of image -- Conclusion: from Birchers to birthers?

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