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Sunny days : the children's television revolution that changed America / David Kamp ; foreword by Questlove.

Kamp, David,(author.).
Questlove.(Added Author).

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  • ISBN: 9781501137815
  • Physical Description: xxii, 326 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
  • Edition: First Simon & Schuster trade paperback edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2021.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages [287]-312) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Foreword -- Introduction : the age of enlightenment jr. -- Putting down roots in the vast wasteland -- "The potential uses of television" -- The Captain Kangaroo Finishing School -- Fred and Joan chart their TV destinies -- Geniuses produce in abundance -- Mister Rogers develops his Neighborhood -- Give a damn -- The Street gets real -- "A street where neat stuff happens" -- In search of the urban audience -- Diversity on the Street -- Backlash, controversy, and Roosevelt Franklin -- Network appeasement gestures and knockoffs -- The sunshiny poptimism of Schoolhouse Rock! -- Carole, Paula, and other local heroes -- "Hey, you guyyys!" -- We're gonna teach you to fly high -- "Propaganda at its height" -- Sun shot.
Summary, etc.:
The incredible behind-the-scenes story of the cultural heroes who created the beloved children's TV programs Sesame Street, Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, and more.
Subject: Children's television programs > United States > History > 20th century.
Television programs > Social aspects > United States > History > 20th century.

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