Comedy Hour’s political and antiwar content made it too controversial for primetime. Despite their abrupt firing, the Smothers Brothers left behind an important legacy. In just three seasons, their show challenged television norms and opened the door for other television shows to wade into political commentary.
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Morning Activity: 10 AM. Analyze on site café culture and how it facilitated interracial arts movements like jazz in Montmarte and Saint-Germain. Afternoon Activity: 2 P.M. Meet at the Centre Georges Pompidou Readings *Penny M. Von Eschen, Satchmo Blows Up the World: Jazz Ambassadors Play the Cold War (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 2006) [Digitally… MORE
You will collaboratively research and build an interactive Paris walking tour for international tourists and study abroad students like yourselves who are interested in exploring the cultural life of African and African Americans in Paris, France. This year’s theme will be “Black Americans Out West and in Paris.” Preliminary Requirements Your tour should be realistic:… MORE
Aquila, Richard. 1989. That Old-Time Rock & Roll: A Chronicle of an Era, 1954-1963. University of Illinois Press. Arnett, J. J. 1996. “Metalheads: Heavy Metal Music and Adolescent Alienation.,” xi + 196 pp. Auslander, Philip. 2006. Performing Glam Rock: Gender and Theatricality in Popular Music. University of Michigan Press. Bannister, Matthew. 2006. “: Indie Guitar… MORE