Table of contents for Projecting politics : political messages in American film / Terry Christensen and Peter J. Haas.

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Title Page
Part One: Studying Political Films
Chapter 1. Setting the Scene: A Theory of Film and Politics
Chapter 2. The Making of a Message: Film Production and Techniques and Political Messages
Chapter 3. Causes and Special Effects: The Political Environment of Film
Part Two: Political Films by Decade
Chapter 4. Politics in the Silent Movies
Chapter 5. The 1930s: Political Movies and the Great Depression
Chapter 6. The 1940s: Hollywood Goes to War
Chapter 7. The 1950s: Anti-Communism and Conformity
Chapter 8. The 1960s: From Mainstream to Counterculture
Chapter 9. The 1970s: Cynicism, Paranoia, War and Anti-Capitalism
Chapter 10. The 1980s: New Patriotism, Old Reds, and A Return to Vietnam in the Age of Reagan
Chapter 11. The 1990s and Beyond 9/11
Part Three: Political Films by Topic
Chapter 12. True Lies? The Rise of Political Documentaries
Chapter 13. Film and the Politics of Race: The Minority Report
Chapter 14. Women, Politics and Film: All About Eve?
Chapter 15. Afterword
Appendix 1. An Outtake: A Guide for the Political Analysis of Movies
Appendix 2: The Net: A Brief Guide to Web-based Film Resources
Appendix 3: Closing Credits: A Political Filmography
Appendix 4: The Bottom Line: Film Domestic Gross Receipts by Decade

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States.
Politics in motion pictures.
United States -- Politics and government -- 20th century.