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This site was created in August 2005 by Alexis Luckey, a graduate student in the American Studies program at the University of Virginia. It is meant to be used for educational purposes only.

Sources: Books

Baudrillard, Jean. Simulacra and Simulation. Trans. Sheila Faria Glaser. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 1994.

Belton, John. American Cinema/American Culture. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1994.

Benjamin, Walter. Illuminations. Trans. Harry Zohn. New York: Schocken Books, 1968.

Berger, John. Ways of Seeing. 1972. London: BBC and Penguin, 1977.

Boorstin, Daniel. The Image, or What Happened to the American Dream. New York: Atheneum, 1961.

Ellis, Jack C. The Documentary Idea: A Critical History of English-Language Film and Video. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 1989.

Henriksen, Margot A. Dr. Strangelove's America: Society and Culture in the Atomic Age. Berkeley: University of California Press, 1997.

Herr, Michael. Dispatches. 1977. New York: Vintage, 1991.

Kusch, Frank. Battleground Chicago: The Police and the 1968 Democratic National Convention. Westport, CT: Praeger, 2004.

James, David E. Allegories of Cinema: American Film in the Sixties. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1989.

Lane, Mark. Chicago Eyewitness. New York: Astor-Honor, Inc., 1968.

Mailer, Norman. "Miami Beach and Chicago." An American Album: One Hundred and Fifty Years of Harper's Magazine. Ed. Lewis H. Lapham and Ellen Rosenbush. New York: Franklin Square Press, 2000. 473-477.

---. Miami and the Siege of Chicago: An Informal History of the Republican and Democratic Conventions of 1968. New York: World Publishing Company, 1968.

Mamber, Stephen. Cinema Verite in America: Studies in Uncontrolled Documentary. Cambridge, MA: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1974.

McGinniss, Joe. The Selling of the President: The Classic Account of the Packaging of a Candidate. 1969. New York: Penguin, 1988.

McLuhan, Marshall. Understanding Media: The Extensions of Man. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1964.

Mordden, Ethan. Medium Cool: The Movies of the 1960s. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1990.

Reinsch, J. Leonard. Getting Elected: From Radio and Roosevelt to Television and Reagan. New York: Hippocrene, 1988.

Renov, Michael. The Subject of Documentary. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.

Schneir, Walter, ed. Telling It Like It Was: The Chicago Riots. New York: Signet, 1969.

Schultz, John. No One Was Killed; Documentation and Meditation: Convention Week, Chicago, August 1968. Chicago: Big Table Publishing Company, 1969.

Walker, Daniel. Rights in Conflict. Report Submitted to the National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence. New York: E.P. Dutton, 1968.

Sources: Journals and Newspapers

"1968 Democratic Convulsion." Life 65.10 (6 Sept. 1968): 18-32b.

Arthur, Paul. "Medium Cool." Cineaste 27.3 (Summer 2002): 45-46.

Callenbach, Ernest, and Albert Johnson. "The Danger Is Seduction: An Interview with Haskell Wexler." Film Quarterly 21.3 (Spring 1968): 3-14.

"City to Probe Police Beating of Newsmen; 24 File Protests." The Chicago Tribune 28 Aug. 1968: 1,9.

"Cops, Hippies War in Streets." The Chicago Tribune 29 Aug. 1968.

Cross, Robert. "Who Took the Yip from the Yippies?" The Chicago Tribune 28 Aug. 1968: B,2.

"Display Advertisements." The Chicago Tribune 25-29 Aug. 1968.

Gowran, Clay. "Nets Fumble While They Await 'Cast'." The Chicago Tribune 27 Aug. 1968: 2,17.

Howard, Robert. "5,649 Called to Duty for Convention." The Chicago Tribune 21 Aug. 1968: 1.

Kling, William. "First Draft Angers Johnson, Protest Chant Ends Session" The Chicago Tribune 27 Aug. 1968: 1.

"The 'Law and Order' Issue." Life 65.8 (23 Aug. 1968): 14-23.

"Mid-summer Mavericks." Sight and Sound 11.9 (Spring 2001): 24-27.

Millar, Gavin. "'Look out, it's real!'" The Listener 8.2781 (7 October 1982): 37.

"Park District to Rule Aug. 13 on Yippie Plea." The Chicago Tribune 7 Aug. 1968: A,2.

"Police Rout Hippies with Gas Charge." The Chicago Tribune 27 Aug. 1968: 1,5.

Pizzello, Chris. "DVD Playback: Medium Cool." American Cinematographer 83.5 (May 2002): 18.

Shatnoff, Judith, and Richard Corliss. "Reviews: Medium Cool." Film Quarterly 23.2 (Winter 1969-1970): 47-57.

Siddon, Arthur. "Hippies Train in Tactics to Battle Police." The Chicago Tribune 21 Aug. 1968: 8.

Smith, Michael. "Brawl Erupts as Delegate Is Asked for His Credentials." The Chicago Tribune 29 Aug. 1968: 7.

"TV and Conventions." Life 65.8 (23 Aug. 1968): 26b.

Wainwright, Loudon. "Alarming Assault on the Young." Life 65.11 (13 Sept. 1968): 33.

Sources: Film and Video

1968: A Look for New Meanings. Prod. CBS News. 2 videocassettes. Films for the Humanities, 1978.

America Against Itself. Dir. William C. Jersey. Videocassette. Quest Productions, 1968.

The American Experience: Chicago 1968. Writ. and prod. Chana Gazit. Videocassette. PBS Video, 1996.

Medium Cool. Writ. and dir. Haskell Wexler. Prod. Tully Friedman. DVD. Paramount, 2001.

The War at Home. Dir. Glenn Silber and Barry Alexander Brown. Videocassette. First Run Features, 1986.

Sources: Internet

Blobaum, Dean. "Chicago '68: A Chronology." 22 July 2005. <http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Delphi/1553/c68chron.html>.

Vanderbilt University. Television News Archive. <http://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/>.