Strange Bedfellows

How Late-Night Comedy Turns Democracy into a Joke

by Russell Leslie Peterson

Hardcover, 254 pages, Rutgers Univ Pr, List Price: $24.95 | purchase

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Strange Bedfellows
Subtitle
How Late-Night Comedy Turns Democracy into a Joke
Author
Russell Leslie Peterson

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Book Summary

The author explains how late-night programming plays its own role in shaping public perception of government and the political process in this exploration of what Americans have found so funny about our political institutions and the people who inhabit them.