While watching the movie, I noticed several key roles that the president played; all of which gave him the qualities of a realistic president. In the movie, he works to get a crime bill passed, demonstrating his legislature leadership, while showing the viewer the process of introducing a bill to Congress. He also gives the order for a
John Kennedy established the modern day trend of American Presidents possessing a celebrity like quality. When investigating five ways JFK still influences presidents today, an NPR article mentions, “Long Before Obama, it was Kennedy who first embodied both Hollywood-like celebrity and charisma in a presidential candidate” (Frank). JFK forced the country to investigate a candidate’s personality in addition to their experience. Kennedy’s good looks, well-groomed hair, and seemingly perfect family made him the candidate of the future. In today’s world, a presidential candidate must not only worry about their own appearance but also the appearance of their entire family, and JFK is to blame.
For example, in this quote, he compares a news reporter to a judge, “For millions of Americans the network reporter who covers a continuing issue -- like the ABM or civil rights -- becomes, in effect, the presiding judge in a national trial by jury”(Agnew.) Making this comparison helps the audience understand how powerful news reporters are, therefore, proving Agnew’s initial statement about the television reporters’ capabilities. He also makes an analogy within the
These two women show us how Hollywood treated black and white passing actresses. Hollywood sees Gloria as their latest star and dubs her as “America’s little sweetie pie”. She is given the leading lady role in almost all the new films and when she 's older she can still get work in acting. She is most famously known playing Marie in The Belle of New Orleans and much later on she is honored with the United Motion Pictures Medal of Honor. She is adored and successful even when it is hinted that she is not fully white.
After the assassination of JFK the secret service changed many policies, such as; all presidents must ride in enclosed cars, presidents may no longer walk along the routes to shake hands, congress allowed Mrs. Kennedy and her children 2 more years of protection after leaving the White House and then in 1965 congress voted for lifetime protection, and the secret service has grown from 513 in 1963 to over 6500 today. If you ask anyone who was alive in 1963 where they were when JFK was shot, they can probably tell you. The nation mourned-Democrats and Republicans. Newsman, Walter Cronkite broke the news on television. JFK’s body laid in the East room of the White House for 24 hours before being taken by a horse drawn wagon to Arlington National Cemetery where his grave has an eternal candle.
One of these amazing speeches is by John F. Kennedy, and he was giving his "Inaugural Address" when he had been elected as president, and he used rhetorical devices in his speech to motivate his audience to defend the rights of others. His speech is to persuade his citizens and other
Most Important Person in U.S. History “Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely boring.” One of the many amazing quotes by an amazing woman. Marilyn Monroe was one of the most iconic model, musician, and actress of all time. Marilyn Monroe is still looked up to today and still inspires millions of people. Marilyn was born June 1, 1926 in Los Angeles, California. Marilyn Monroe was born with the name Norma Jeane but then in 1956 she legally changed her name to the name we all know her by, Marilyn Monroe.
Today we are gathered to mourn the loss of Amanda Bynes’ career. Amanda was born on April 3, 1986 in Thousand Oaks, California. Her acting career started at age 7 when she was cast in a Nestlé’s candy commercial, and then she went on to star in the Nickelodeon show All That. After becoming known for her high-energy characters on All That, she was given her own skit based comedy show called The Amanda Show. Her show ran for three seasons and earned her three Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards.
Reagan had many views on society and politics. His status as an actor influenced us through the movies and the as the president, he was always in the spotlight and continued to influence us. Reagan's views were one of the biggest ways that he could shape America with. How Reagan dealt with criticism from other parties and the public's eye ext set a great example for how we should act. Taking great care and carefully taking time on how things will affect us and how Reagan views that the government should be.
By comparing and contrasting television sitcoms over the decades to see how far we have come in terms of female ran television shows and representation as a whole. In order to explore this topic, I have selected a number of television shows that are either female led or has significant female representation. The television shows that I have chosen to discuss are I Love Lucy (1951-1957), The Mary Tyler Moore Show (1970-1977) Murphy Brown (1988-1998), Parks and Recreation (2009-2015), The Golden Girls (1985 -1992), Sex and the City (1998-2004), Girls (2012 -2017). A range of shows that deal with the subgenres of domesticity, single womanhood, sexuality, the workplace and female friendships. Examining the shifts in how these television shows engage with feminism and it’s ideologies.