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    Television and Commercialism Television is populated with images which are superficial and lack depth. Programs look more like ads and ads look more like programs. All this leads to a close circle of consumerism. The three excerpts relate to these unifying ideas thus the validity of their argument. "Surface is all; what you see is what you get. These images are proud of their standing as images. They suggest that the highest destiny of our time is to become cleansed of depth and specificity altogether

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    Webster has defined nostalgia as a “wistful or excessively sentimental, sometimes abnormal yearning for a return to or of some past period or irrecoverable condition.”  Nostalgia is a psychological time machine that transplants adults to the good old days of another era. Once there, they will find that it is a state of mind, oblivious to actual or imagined barriers. For some it is a pleasant stroll through yesterday, a simple, less turbulent past. Benjie Johnson is thirteen, Black, and well on

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    Parents should be quick to see the positive benefits of Pokemon for their children by looking beyond the promotional craze. While Pokemon mania is seizing the attention of kids across the nation, k... ... middle of paper ... ...on of kids had Howdy Doody or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, this one has Pokemon. Let the kids enjoy it while it lasts. Works Cited Concerned Women for America. "Hooked on Pokemon: Is Pokemania Harmless Entertainment or an Addiction?" 1999 http://www.cwfa.org/library/family/1999-12-

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    Tootsie Roll Leadership

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    named the company president. Rubin put a lot of focus on marketing and advertisng for the company. The company marketing campaigns consisted of magazine adverstisements, and television commericals featured on classic childeren programs such as Howdy Doody Show, and the Mickey Mouse Club. The company prospered under Rubin’s leadership, and the demand for the candy consistently increased each year. Rubin had a daughter name Ellen who married Melvin Gordon. In 1962, Melvin Gordon became CEO and

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    By Shawna Bellis There were many types of entertainments in the 1950’s but one of the newest and popular ones was television shows. At first many people couldn’t afford televisions but as soon as it came to a price they could afford, almost everyone had already bought one. There were almost over 6 million televisions around the world in 1950. Televisions during the 1950’s were nothing like our televisions today. In the 1950’s televisions had what some people called, “rabbit ears” which were

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    I was born at the beginning of the “Baby Boomer” generation in 1946. Almost exactly nine months following World War II, “the cry of the baby was heard across the land,” as historian Landon Jones later described the trend. More babies were born in 1946 than ever before: 3.4 million, 20% more than in 1945. This was the beginning of the so-called “baby boom.” In 1947, another 3.8 million babies were born; 3.9 million more in 1952, and more than 4 million were born every year from 1954 to 1964, when

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    INTRODUCTION I was born 17 years ago and grew up on a farm in Mesquite, New Mexico; even though my family members are farmers, I have always wanted to be a rancher. My grandfather gave me a horse when I was four years old and my horse, Dusty, has been the highlight of my life. I learned to ride and rope and at ten years old, I began to participate in rodeos. At Las Cruces High School I took as many agriculture classes as I could and also joined the Future Farmers of America (FFA); I am in a 4-H

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    Twinkie Symbolism

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    The Twinkie: A Symbol of American Pride What really is the twinkie? Many Americans might say that it is a wonderful, godly snack food that they always have room on their shelves for, but does anyone actually know its true meaning to our country? 500 million twinkies are created annually, and people love to eat this delicious snack food every day, yet barely anyone knows about the twinkie’s vast history and significance (The History of the Twinkie). From the creation of the twinkie through today,

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    Have you ever heard of the Peanuts Gang? Characters like Charlie Brown, Lucy, Linus, and of course, Snoopy? Well, the most interesting thing that you’ve never heard is the story behind them. The creator, Charles Monroe Schulz, has had many things in his life influence the creation of his wonderful comic. There have also been many reasons for America’s interest in the Peanuts gang. The inspiration and popularity all have a story behind them, which is what you're about to learn. First, however, you

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    History of TV Media

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    Before the time of 1947, the number of homes in the United States that had television sets were measured in thousands, not everybody in the U.S had a television set. By the 1990s, at least 98 percent of Americans had a television set. Most of the TVs in that Americans had been on at least more than 7 hours a day. “The typical American spends (depending on the survey and the time of year) from two-and a half to almost five hours a day watching television.” (Stephens) It is so amazing how a television

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