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Author Delmont, Matthew F.
Title The nicest kids in town : American bandstand, rock 'n' roll, and the struggle for civil rights in 1950s Philadelphia / Matthew F. Delmont.
Alternative Title American bandstand, rock 'n' roll, and the struggle for civil rights in 1950s Philadelphia
Publication Info Berkeley : University of California Press, 2012.



Descript 1 online resource : illustrations.
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Contents Introduction -- Making Philadelphia safe for "WFIL-adelphia": television, housing, and defensive localism in Bandstand's backyard -- They shall be heard: local television as a civil rights battleground -- The de facto dilemma: fighting segregation in Philadelphia public schools -- From Little Rock to Philadelphia: making de facto school segregation a media issue -- The rise of rock and roll in Philadelphia: Georgie Woods, Mitch Thomas, and Dick Clark -- "They'll be rockin' on Bandstand, in Philadelphia, P.A.": imagining national youth culture on American bandstand -- Remembering American bandstand, forgetting segregation -- Still boppin' on Bandstand: American dreams, Hairspray, and American bandstand in the 2000s -- Conclusion: everybody knows about American bandstand.
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ISBN 0520272080
9780520272088
9781280111501 (electronic bk.)
128011150X (electronic bk.)
9780520951600 (electronic bk.)
0520951603 (electronic bk.)
Standard no. 9786613520692
40020606694
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Author Delmont, Matthew F.
Series American crossroads ; 32
American crossroads ; 32.
Subject American Bandstand (Television programme)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities on television.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Alternative Title American bandstand, rock 'n' roll, and the struggle for civil rights in 1950s Philadelphia
Descript 1 online resource : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction -- Making Philadelphia safe for "WFIL-adelphia": television, housing, and defensive localism in Bandstand's backyard -- They shall be heard: local television as a civil rights battleground -- The de facto dilemma: fighting segregation in Philadelphia public schools -- From Little Rock to Philadelphia: making de facto school segregation a media issue -- The rise of rock and roll in Philadelphia: Georgie Woods, Mitch Thomas, and Dick Clark -- "They'll be rockin' on Bandstand, in Philadelphia, P.A.": imagining national youth culture on American bandstand -- Remembering American bandstand, forgetting segregation -- Still boppin' on Bandstand: American dreams, Hairspray, and American bandstand in the 2000s -- Conclusion: everybody knows about American bandstand.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 0520272080
9780520272088
9781280111501 (electronic bk.)
128011150X (electronic bk.)
9780520951600 (electronic bk.)
0520951603 (electronic bk.)
Standard no. 9786613520692
40020606694
Author Delmont, Matthew F.
Series American crossroads ; 32
American crossroads ; 32.
Subject American Bandstand (Television programme)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities on television.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Alternative Title American bandstand, rock 'n' roll, and the struggle for civil rights in 1950s Philadelphia

Subject American Bandstand (Television programme)
African Americans -- Civil rights -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Segregation -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Civil rights movements -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- History -- 20th century.
Minorities on television.
Philadelphia (Pa.) -- Race relations -- History -- 20th century.
Descript 1 online resource : illustrations.
Content text txt
Media computer c
Carrier online resource cr
Contents Introduction -- Making Philadelphia safe for "WFIL-adelphia": television, housing, and defensive localism in Bandstand's backyard -- They shall be heard: local television as a civil rights battleground -- The de facto dilemma: fighting segregation in Philadelphia public schools -- From Little Rock to Philadelphia: making de facto school segregation a media issue -- The rise of rock and roll in Philadelphia: Georgie Woods, Mitch Thomas, and Dick Clark -- "They'll be rockin' on Bandstand, in Philadelphia, P.A.": imagining national youth culture on American bandstand -- Remembering American bandstand, forgetting segregation -- Still boppin' on Bandstand: American dreams, Hairspray, and American bandstand in the 2000s -- Conclusion: everybody knows about American bandstand.
Note Unlimited number of concurrent users. UkHlHU
ISBN 0520272080
9780520272088
9781280111501 (electronic bk.)
128011150X (electronic bk.)
9780520951600 (electronic bk.)
0520951603 (electronic bk.)
Standard no. 9786613520692
40020606694

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