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History by Hollywood

the use and abuse of the American past

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Published by University of Illinois Press in Urbana .
Written in English.

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Table of Contents

Mississippi Burning : "a standard to which we couldn't live up"
JFK : "fact, fiction, and supposition"
Sergeant York : "if that is propaganda, we plead guilty"
Missing : "an assault on the integrity of the U.S. government, the Foreign Service and the military"
Bonnie and Clyde : "violence of a most grisly sort"
Patton : "deliberately planned as a Rorschach Test"
All the President's men : "the story that people know and remember"
Norma Rae : "a female rocky".

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [251]-257) and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
791.43/658
Library of Congress
PN1995.9.H5 T66 1996

The Physical Object

Pagination
xii, 267 p. :
Number of pages
267

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL805186M
Internet Archive
historybyhollywo00topl
ISBN 10
0252020731, 0252065360
LC Control Number
95041734
Library Thing
1077306
Goodreads
4344280
1099355
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