Table of contents for Watching Jim Crow : the struggles over Mississippi TV, 1955-1969 / Steven D. Classen.


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Introduction: Reconstruction 1 
 Scholarly Reconstructions 11 
 Writing History/Law 16
 "Do You Have a Fear of Knowing Nothing about Us?" 22
 Project Organization 31
 Notes to Introduction 35 
Chapter 1: Broadcast Foundations 47
 Challenging Broadcasting and Business as Usual 58 
 Notes to Chapter 1 72
Chapter 2: Consuming Civil Rights 78
 "Don't Buy Segregation" 79
 Formalized Challenges 88 
 Shifting Standards of Standing 91 
 Transforming Viewer-Consumers 98
 Mediating Consumerism 105 
 Notes to Chapter 2 108
Chapter 3: Trouble Around the Ponderosa 117 
 Freedom from the (Segregationist) Press 120 
 Consuming Differently 127
 "Lil' Joe Won't Go, Big Al Won't Blow" 131
 Blacking Out Bonanza 141 
 Watching Out of Sight 149
 
 Exposing Coercion 154 
 Notes to Chapter 3 158
Chapter 4: Programming/Regulating Whiteness 168 
 Challenging Institutions 176 
 Testifying in the Sixties 181 
 The Majority Rules 191 
 The Majority Rules Again 196 
 Data That Matters 202 
 Disaggregating and Writing the Past 206 
 Notes to Chapter 4 210
Chapter 5: "Blacking Out": Remembering TV and the Sixties 216 
 Dialogic History 218
 "Doing the Best with What You've Got" 222
 Direct Action 238 
 The Present-Past 247 
 Notes to Chapter 5 260	
Chapter 6: Not Forgetting 265
 Reregulating Jackson's "Marketplace" 273
 Leaving Jackson 278 
 "Producers" and "Consumers" Revisited 283 
 Remembering Today 288
 Notes to Chapter 6 291
Appendix A: Chronology 299
 Notes to Chronology 310
Collections Consulted 311 
Bibliography 312




Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication: African Americans Civil rights Mississippi Jackson History 20th century, Civil rights movements Mississippi Jackson History 20th century, African Americans in television broadcasting Mississippi Jackson History 20th century, African Americans on television History 20th century, WLBT (Television station : Jackson, Miss, ) History, Jackson (Miss, ) Race relations, Jackson (Miss, ) Economic conditions 20th century, African American consumers Mississippi Jackson Political activity History 20th century, Consumer satisfaction Mississippi Jackson History 20th century