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University of South Carolina Aiken
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Modern US history, celebrity activism, popular culture, Vietnam War, antiwar activism, 1960s
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About Me

Sarah King is a modern US historian whose work explores the intersection of popular and political culture. Her dissertation, “Celebrity Activism in the Vietnam War Era,” examined how celebrities and artists revived left-wing, popular culture activism in the wake of blacklisting and McCarthyism as activists in the civil rights and antiwar movements. Sarah is an Assistant Professor of History at the University of South Carolina Aiken.

Recent Publications

“The FTA Show: Jane Fonda, the GI Movement, and Celebrity Activism in the Late Vietnam War.” Peace & Change 46, no. 2 (April 2021): 119–141.

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Country Focus
United States
Expertise by Geography
United States
Expertise by Chronology
8, 9
Expertise by Topic