Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977 by Joshua GlickLos Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977 by Joshua Glick

Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977

byJoshua Glick

Hardcover | January 23, 2018

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Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958–1977 explores how documentarians working between the election of John F. Kennedy and the Bicentennial created conflicting visions of the recent and more distant American past. Drawing on a wide range of primary documents, Joshua Glick analyzes the films of Hollywood documentarians such as David Wolper and Mel Stuart, along with lesser-known independents and activists such as Kent Mackenzie, Lynne Littman, and Jesús Salvador Treviño. While the former group reinvigorated a Cold War cultural liberalism, the latter group advocated for social justice in a city plagued by severe class stratification and racial segregation. Glick examines how mainstream and alternative filmmakers turned to the archives, civic institutions, and production facilities of Los Angeles in order to both change popular understandings of the city and shape the social consciousness of the nation.
Joshua Glick is Assistant Professor of English and Film Studies at Hendrix College, where he teaches courses on documentary, early cinema, and new media formations.
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Title:Los Angeles Documentary and the Production of Public History, 1958-1977Format:HardcoverDimensions:254 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.98 inPublished:January 23, 2018Publisher:University of California PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0520293703

ISBN - 13:9780520293700

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