RE: atomic energy is our friend

Trent Nicholas (Tnicholas@vmfa.state.va.us)
Mon, 14 May 2001 09:09:18 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Gary, Beg to differ, yes, ATOMIC CAFÉ does put more emphasis on weapons,
but certainly it evokes and comments on an attitude and mood that was
prevalent post-WWII toward things atomic, in general.
Trent

-----Original Message-----
From: Gary Handman [SMTP:ghandman@library.berkeley.edu]
Sent: Monday, May 14, 2001 11:50 AM
To: Multiple recipients of list
Subject: Re: atomic energy is our friend

The films in Atomic cafe don't really promote nuclear energy as much
as
propagandize the uses of nuclear weapons.

You might try: Atomic T.V. available from

Video Resources
220 W. 71st St.
New York, NY 10023
Phone: (212) 724-7055
Fax: (212) 595-0819,

This is a compilation of 50's ads, some of which tout nuclear energy
as the
wave of the future. Similarly, "You Can Beat the A-bomb"--available
from
FACETS has some stuff about nuclear energy. Too bad Disney's "Our
Friend
the Atom" has never made it onto video! (but check out: See You
Real
Soon: Imagining the Child in Disney's Cold-War Natural Order by
Nicholas
Sammond at http://media-in-transition.mit.edu/articles/sammond.html)

Gary Handman

>Thanks loads.
>
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Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
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