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witchhunts | witchhunts

fiona-roberts's picture
Feb.14.2012
Set in 1953 during the McCarthy witchhunts, the 2005 film Goodnight and Goodluck tells the story of Edward Murrow and Fred Friendly's attempt at CBS News to expose the unconstitutional tactics of the Junior Senator from Wisconson. Projected in black and white, in a smoky, moody atmosphere, it...
arlene-goldbard's picture
Dec.06.2010
The phrase "culture wars" has been popcorning to the surface of the cultural landscape lately, the renewal of a trope from the late eighties and early nineties. Many people are perceiving a re-emergence of the eighties/nineties culture wars, in which art—especially art depicting...