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Radio and American Popular Culture
A look at the role of radio in shaping American popular culture, from the 1920s until the 1950s.
# 129278 | 2,750 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2006 | US


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The paper looks at the role of radio, in the years ranging from approximately the 1920s to the 1950s, in shaping the popular culture sensibilities of Americans in areas such as music and fashion as well as general attitudes towards authority and social organization. The paper hopes to show that radio "collectivized" Americans by bringing them together in a way that arguably no other previous medium ever did, at the same time as it became a powerful tool in the hands of elites looking to maintain the social "status quo" by providing Americans with shared experiences and with universal messages.

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"There can be little question that radio has played a major role in the development of American popular culture during the last three-quarters of a century. With that in mind, this paper will look at the role of radio in the years ranging from approximately the 1920s to the 1950s in shaping the popular culture sensibilities of Americans in areas such as music and fashion as well as general attitudes towards authority and social organization. In the end, what the next several pages hope to show is that radio "collectivized" Americans by bringing them together in a way that..."

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