Vulgarians at the Gate : Trash TV and Raunch Radio : Raising Standards of Popular Culture (Hardcover)

Author: Allen, Steve

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In an effort to raise the standards of popular culture, the late Steve Allen speaks out against trash TV and raunch radio in "Vulgarians at the Gate". The honorary chairman of "The Parents Television Council" describes what the group is doing to raise a chorus of protest and shows what all concerned citizens can do to help.

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Publisher Random House Inc
Mfg Part# 9781573928748
SKU 30708212
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 1573928747
Release Date 4/1/2001
Table Of Contents <font size="+2">Contents </font> <p> <pre> Acknowledgments......................................................9 Introduction........................................................13 1. The Problem......................................................17 2. The Denial of Responsibility....................................129 3. The Audience for Garbage........................................165 4. The Offenders: A Closer Look at One Teen Idol...................179 5. Shock Jocks and Confrontation TV: Howard Stern and Jerry Springer...........................................................219 6. Popular Music and Recordings....................................243 7. Violence........................................................277 8. Censorship......................................................303 9. Conclusion......................................................323 Appendix A: Resource Organizations.................................383 Appendix B: Media Contacts.........................................399 Recommended Reading................................................407 Index..............................................................411 </pre> <!--excerpt-->
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0419
Publisher Prometheus Books
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