American Political Humor: Masters of Satire and Their Impact on U.S. Policy and Culture [2 volumes]

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Jody C. Baumgartnereditor

Jody C Baumgartner is the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of political science at East Carolina University.

American Political Humor: Masters of Satire and Their Impact on U.S. Policy and Culture [2 volumes]

20191031

ABC-CLIO

Pages 720
Topics Bee, Samantha;Bruce, Lenny;Colbert, Stephen;The Daily Show;Dr. Strangelove;Fey, Tiny;Lear, Norman;Maron, Marc;Moore, Michael;Oliphant, Pat;Oliver, John;Politics, Law, and Government: History;Popular Culture: Media, Television, and Radio

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American Political Humor: Masters of Satire and Their Impact on U.S. Policy and Culture [2 volumes]

Author(s): Jody C Baumgartner
Contributors: Baumgartner, Jody;
Abstract:

This two-volume set surveys the profound impact of political humor and satire on American culture and politics over the years, paying special attention to the explosion of political humor in today's wide-ranging and turbulent media environment.


• Documents the history of political humor in the United States in all of its many forms, with the bulk of coverage weighted toward contemporary political satire and satirists

• Covers writers, cartoonists, radio personalities, television and movie performers, and internet celebrities

• Profiles influential television programs, movies, and other forms of entertainment that have made their mark on American politics and culture

• Includes a chronology of events

Editor(s): Baumgartner, Jody;
SortTitle: american political humor: masters of satire and their impact on u.s. policy and culture [2 volumes]
Keyword(s): Bee, Samantha; Bruce, Lenny; Colbert, Stephen; The Daily Show; Dr. Strangelove; Fey, Tiny; Lear, Norman; Maron, Marc; Moore, Michael; Oliphant, Pat; Oliver, John; Politics, Law, and Government: History; Popular Culture: Media, Television, and Radio
Author Info:
Jody C. Baumgartnereditor

Jody C Baumgartner is the Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of political science at East Carolina University.

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Print ISBN-13: 9781440854859
Imprint: ABC-CLIO
Pages: 720
Publication Date: 20191031