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Author: 
Richard J. Tofel
Reviewer: 
Tracy Lucht

Lucht on Tofel, 'Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, the Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism'

Richard J. Tofel. Restless Genius: Barney Kilgore, the Wall Street Journal, and the Invention of Modern Journalism. New York: St. Martin's Press, 2009. Illustrations. xi + 271 pp. $25.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-312-53674-9.

Reviewed by Tracy Lucht (Simpson College) Published on Jhistory (October, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Author: 
John Bush Jones
Reviewer: 
Janet Rice McCoy

Rice McCoy on Jones, 'All-Out for Victory!: Magazine Advertising and the World War II Home Front'

John Bush Jones. All-Out for Victory!: Magazine Advertising and the World War II Home Front. Waltham: Brandeis University Press, 2009. xi + 314 pp. $50.00 (library), ISBN 978-1-58465-768-2.

Reviewed by Janet Rice McCoy (Morehead State University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Advertising for Victory

Author: 
Thomas A. Bass
Reviewer: 
Frederick Blevens

Blevens on Bass, 'The Spy Who Loved Us: The Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An's Dangerous Game'

Thomas A. Bass. The Spy Who Loved Us: The Vietnam War and Pham Xuan An's Dangerous Game. New York: PublicAffairs, 2009. xviii + 297 pp. $26.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-58648-409-5.

Reviewed by Frederick Blevens (Florida International University) Published on Jhistory (October, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

The Spy Among Us: Pham Xuan An and the Vietnam War

Author: 
Paula E. Morton
Reviewer: 
Maria Siano

Siano on Morton, 'Tabloid Valley: Supermarket News and American Culture'

Paula E. Morton. Tabloid Valley: Supermarket News and American Culture. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2009. 207 pp. $24.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-8130-3364-8.

Reviewed by Maria Siano Published on Jhistory (October, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Tabloid Editors Challenge Rules, Win Big!

Author: 
Juliann Sivulka
Reviewer: 
Barbara Cloud

Cloud on Sivulka, 'Ad Women: How They Impact What We Need, Want, and Buy'

Juliann Sivulka. Ad Women: How They Impact What We Need, Want, and Buy. Amherst: Prometheus Books, 2009. 415 pp. $26.98 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-59102-672-3.

Reviewed by Barbara Cloud (UNLV Professor Emeritus) Published on Jhistory (September, 2009) Commissioned by Donna Harrington-Lueker

Not "Mad Men," but Ad Women

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