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Author: 
Michael Paris, ed.
Reviewer: 
Wallace Eberhard

Eberhard on Paris, 'Repicturing the Second World War: Representations in Film and Television'

Michael Paris, ed. Repicturing the Second World War: Representations in Film and Television. Hampshire and New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. x + 234 pp. $85.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-230-00257-9.

Reviewed by Wallace Eberhard (Journalism Department, University of Georgia) Published on Jhistory (July, 2008)

The Film World and the Greatest Generation: The War That Never Ends

Author: 
Duane C. S. Stoltzfus
Reviewer: 
Norma Fay Green

Green on Stoltzfus, 'Freedom from Advertising: E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment'

Duane C. S. Stoltzfus. Freedom from Advertising: E. W. Scripps's Chicago Experiment. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2007. 187 pp. $40.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03115-1.

Reviewed by Norma Fay Green (Journalism Department, Columbia College, Chicago) Published on Jhistory (June, 2008)

E. W. Scripps and the Ad-Free Newspaper

Author: 
Craig Havighurst
Reviewer: 
Mark Neuzil

Neuzil on Havighurst, 'Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City'

Craig Havighurst. Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2007. xix + 279 pp. $29.95 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03257-8.

Reviewed by Mark Neuzil (Department of Communication and Journalism, University of Saint Thomas) Published on Jhistory (June, 2008)

More than a Little Bit Country: Radio Station WSM

Author: 
Katherine H. Adams, Michael L. Keene
Reviewer: 
Jeanette McVicker

McVicker on Adams and Keene, 'Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign'

Katherine H. Adams, Michael L. Keene. Alice Paul and the American Suffrage Campaign. Urbana and Chicago: University of Illinois Press, 2008. xix + 274 pp. $25.00 (paper), ISBN 978-0-252-07471-4; $60.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-252-03220-2.

Reviewed by Jeanette McVicker (SUNY Fredonia) Published on Jhistory (June, 2008)

The Rhetoric of Suffrage

Author: 
Sean Street
Reviewer: 
Noah Arceneaux

Arceneaux on Street, 'Crossing the Ether: British Public Service Radio and Commercial Competition 1922-1945'

Sean Street. Crossing the Ether: British Public Service Radio and Commercial Competition 1922-1945. Eastleigh: John Libbey Publishing, 2006. 296 pp. $29.95 (paper), ISBN 978-0-86196-668-4.

Reviewed by Noah Arceneaux (San Diego State University) Published on Jhistory (May, 2008)

Beyond the BBC

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