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Television and American Culture: Home
A research guide for Mr. Cochran's and Mr. Smith's Gov and US history classes
Television and American Culture
enter: "Square Pegs" television
Use Proquest Historical Newspapers. You won't find anything in Mass Media and Communications, the show is too old.
Reading the articles can be tricky. You're reading a PDF of the actual newspaper. Articles were printed partly on one page and continued on other pages. You must page through to read the entire article. You can't copy and paste, either.
3rd Rock from the Sun
Use "3rd rock from the sun" NOT "third rock from the sun"
Select document type: article
Select date range: 1990-2005
The Ellen Show
"the ellen show"
This is super complicated to search because there are so many shows with the same or similar name. The best way to find articles about the show you watched is to filter your search for the years 2000-2002.
The New York Times, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, LA Times , 1851-2001.
How to use Proquest Historical Newspapers
Use the "limiters" in the left hand column to choose:
a date range or a specific date
a specific type of article ("article" is the best for this assignment)
Use the tools on the upper right hand side to
create a citation
download an article
email an article
Reading the articles can be tricky. Some articles are transcribed into type, but sometimes your only option is to read a PDF of the actual newspaper. Articles were printed partly on one page and continued on other pages. You must page through to read the entire article.
Infobase eBooksThis link opens in a new windowuser: westonhs
5,000 ebooks suited for research in all subjects. Especially good for US History, Government and English.
Has a collection of ebooks about the decades. The titles are "The 50s," "The 60s," and so on.