100 Entertainers Who Changed America: An Encyclopedia of Pop Culture Luminaries

Editor/Author Sickels, Robert C.
Publication Year: 2013
Publisher: Greenwood

Single-User Purchase Price: $189.00
Unlimited-User Purchase Price: $283.50
ISBN: 978-1-59-884830-4
Category: Arts & Leisure - Performing Arts
Image Count: 102
Book Status: Available
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This fascinating and thought-provoking read challenges readers to consider entertainers and entertainment in new ways, and highlights figures from outside the worlds of film, television, and music as influential "pop stars."

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Table of Contents

  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction
  • Encyclopedia Entries
  • Volume 1
  • Ali, Muhammad
  • Allen, Woody
  • Apatow, Judd
  • Astaire, Fred, and Gene Kelly
  • Ball, Lucille, and Desi Arnaz
  • Barnum, P. T.
  • Barr, Roseanne
  • Berry, Chuck
  • Blanc, Mel
  • Bogart, Humphrey
  • Brando, Marlon
  • Brooks, Garth
  • Brown, James
  • Carson, Johnny
  • Chaplin, Charlie
  • Child, Julia
  • Chuck D
  • Clemente, Roberto
  • Cody, Buffalo Bill
  • Cole, Nat King
  • Cosby, Bill
  • Cronkite, Walter
  • DeGeneres, Ellen
  • DeMille, Cecil B.
  • Disney, Walt
  • Dylan, Bob
  • Earhart, Amelia
  • Eisner, Michael
  • Fey, Tina
  • Fuller, Simon
  • Ginsberg, Allen
  • Graham, Martha
  • Grateful Dead, The
  • Griffith, D. W.
  • Handy, W. C.
  • Hefner, Hugh
  • Henson, Jim
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Holiday, Billie
  • Hughes, John
  • Jackson, Michael
  • Jay-Z
  • Jones, Chuck
  • Jordan, Michael
  • Kazan, Elia
  • King, Billie Jean
  • Kirby, Jack
  • Lear, Norman
  • Lee, Ang
  • Lee, Bruce
  • Lee, Stan
  • Lopez, Jennifer
  • Lucas, George
  • Volume 2
  • Madonna
  • McMahon, Vince
  • Michaels, Lorne
  • Miyamoto, Shigeru
  • Monroe, Marilyn
  • Moore, Mary Tyler
  • Murrow, Edward R.
  • Nixon, Agnes
  • Parker, Trey, and Matt Stone
  • Presley, Elvis
  • Pryor, Richard
  • Robinson, Jackie
  • Rogers, Will
  • Run-DMC
  • Seinfeld, Jerry
  • Selena
  • Serling, Rod
  • Siegel, Jerry, and Joe Shuster
  • Sinatra, Frank
  • Smith, Bessie
  • Smothers Brothers, The: Tom Smothers and Dick Smothers
  • Spielberg, Steven
  • Springsteen, Bruce
  • Stern, Howard
  • Stewart, Jon
  • Stewart, Martha
  • Sullivan, Ed
  • Tarantino, Quentin
  • Thalberg, Irving
  • Twain, Mark
  • Velvet Underground, The
  • Vonnegut, Kurt
  • Warhol, Andy
  • Warner Brothers, The
  • Wasserman, Lew
  • Wayne, John
  • Webber, Andrew Lloyd
  • Weinstein, Harvey
  • West, Mae
  • Whitman, Walt
  • Wilder, Billy
  • Williams, Hank
  • Williams, John
  • Williams, Tennessee
  • Winchell, Walter, Louella Parsons, and Hedda Hopper
  • Winfrey, Oprah
  • Woods, Tiger
  • About the Editor and Contributors