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Joel Dinerstein: The Origins of Cool in Postwar America Part 2

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Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 4:00pm

Tonight on Inquiry we continue our conversation with JOEL DINERSTEIN. He was the writer and curator of the American Cool exhibit at the Smithsonian Portrait Gallery. He is a professor of English at Tulane University. His new book is THE ORIGINS OF COOL IN POSTWAR AMERICA. Tonight in PART 2 we talk about the concept of cool in Film Noir and post war cinematic icons of cool like Bogart, Mitchum, Brando, and Dean.

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