WHAT ARE SOME OF THE MOST POPULAR SHOWS PRODUCED? I LOVE LUCY SEE IT NOW PLAYHOUSE 90 WHAT KINDS OF SUBJECTS DID TELEVISION TEND TO PRESENT? COMEDY IDEALIZED WHITE AMERICA WESTERN FRONTIER WHAT KINDS OF SUBJECTS DID IT TEND TO AVOID? POVERTY DIVERSITY CONTEMPORARY CONFLICTS, SUCH AS RACIAL DISCRIMINATION How did radio change to compete with television? Tuned to local programming Began targeting specialized audiences What role did it play popularizing African-American Culture? Hundreds of stations focused on African-American performers helping to sell their records How did movies change to compete with Television? Introduced innovations such as stereoscopic sound and cinema-scope to capitalize on its advantages over TV Introduced such fads as pipedin smells and 3-D Who were the most famous beat writers? Ginsberg Kerouac What were the movement’s chief characteristic? Nonconformity Antimaterialism Interest in a higher consciousness The shunning of structure in life and art Who helped popularize rock ‘n’ roll? Freed Presley Berry Little Richard Radio TV What were rock’s chief characteristic? Heavy Rhythm Simple melodies and lyrics Focus on youth A federal agency who is tasked as a “watchdog” too determine what is appropriate to be aired on the radio and television.