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Author Noriega, Chon A., 1961-

Title Shot in america : television, the state, and the rise of chicano cinema / Chon A. Noriega
Published Minneapolis : Univ Of Minnesota Press, 2000
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Contents Preface; Acknowledgments; List of Acronyms and Abbreviations; Introduction; one: "No Revolutions without Poets": Chicano Poetic Consciousness; two: Setting the Stage: Social Movements, the State, and Mass Media; three: "The Stereotypes Must Die": Social Protest and the Frito Bandito; four: Regulating Chico: The Irony of Approaching a State-Supported Industry; five: Grasping at the Public Airwaves: The FCC and the Discourse of Violence; six: Training the Activists to Shoot Straight: A Political Generation in U.S. Cinema
Summary Noriega offers a compelling and detailed description of an enormous body of work by Chicano media makers against the backdrop of Chicano social movements, politics, and activism over a forty-year period--an extraordinary exposition of the civil rights movement, media reform activities, and public affairs programming that constitutes the prehistory of independent and minority cinemas. 2000 Choice Outstanding Academic Title
Subject Mexican Americans in motion pictures.
Mexican Americans in the motion picture industry.
Mexican Americans on television.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 081668801X (electronic bk.)
9780816688012 (electronic bk.)