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Screening America

Using Hollywood Films to Teach History

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Marlette Rebhorn

Contents: American history as seen through films such as Reds, Grapes of Wrath, Birth of a Nation, Casablanca, Deer Hunter, Sergeant York, Ragtime, Dr. Strangelove, Adams Rib, On the Waterfront, All the President's Men etc. - Rather than being a history of films per se, this book uses films to investigate events in American history from Reconstruction to the present.