Living-Room War is Arlen's valiant - and entertaining - attempt to figure out exactly what television does to us. This timeless collection of essays provides a poetic look at 1960s television culture, ranging from the Vietnam war to Captain Kangaroo, from the 1968 Democratic convention to televised sports.
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The Bodiless Tackle the SecondHand Thud
Television and the Press in Vietnam or Yes I Can Hear
The Ten Most Shows
Sails On Other Melodies of the NineteenSixties
Watchman What of the Night? or God Bless
How Do You Feel?
Kennedy in California
A Wednesday Evening in Chicago
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