Arts and Humanities Colloquium Series - "Justice Through Strength and Courage!" Television and North American Cold War Childhood

Jan
24
When: Friday, Jan 24, 2020, 10:00AM - 11:30AM
Nanaimo Campus

Malaspina Theatre (Building 310)


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Presented by Cheryl Krasnick Warsh and Katharine Rollwagen, History Department

**THIS TALK IS FREE AND ALL ARE WELCOME**

The 1950s was the first televised decade; it was also the height of the baby boom. While action-packed television entertained many children, it also served as a powerful Cold War propaganda tool. Programs like Captain Midnight illustrate how television conveyed messages about security, ethnicity, and gender, and shaped childhood within the Cold War domestic home front in both Canada and the United States.

For additional information contact Theo Finigan at Theo.finigan@viu.ca


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