Cinema Journal. Summer2005, Vol. 44 Issue 4, p57-74. 18p. 2 Black and White Photographs.
MOTION picture industry, HISTORY, and MASS media censorship
This essay recontextualizes Dalton Trumbo, HUAC, and the blacklist by analyzing Trumbo's personal archives, his writings in the Hollywood trade press, his work in the Screen Writers' Guild as editor of its official journal, "The Screen Writer," and his pivotal role in the anti-HUAC debates before he was imprisoned. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
MOTION picture industry, HISTORY, MASS media censorship, and LABOR blacklisting
The author, son of blacklisted screenwriter Ian Hunter, recalls family life during the blacklist period in the U.S. He describes the similarities of the activities of the blacklisted individuals with the storyline of the television series "The Adventures of Robin Hood." Ian Hunter, his wife Alice, and Ring Lardner Jr. were among the blacklisted screenwriters who wrote for the series under pseudonyms in the mid-1950s.
Cinema Journal. Fall2003, Vol. 43 Issue 1, p44-62. 19p. 3 Black and White Photographs.
This article presents new research material on how Lucille Ball and Desi Arnaz managed their public personas during the run of "I Love Lucy" (1951-1957). It also marks a first effort to analyze the effect of the "Red" scare on Ball and to assess her FBI file - an intriguing collection of primary material that, curiously, seems to have been assembled by a Lucy worshiper. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]
LEGISLATIVE bills, TELEVISION broadcasting -- United States, and ANALOG electronic systems
Reports on a bill approved by the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee in October 2005, which would phase out analog television broadcasts by April 7, 2009. Senators who voted against the proposal; Overview of the statement issued by the National Association of Broadcasters; Information on the subsidy program proposed by the Commerce Committee Chairman Ted Stevens.