Meet King Joe

This cartoon argues that the American factory worker, Joe, was the “king of the workers of the world” due to his higher wages,… read more

This cartoon argues that the American factory worker, Joe, was the “king of the workers of the world” due to his higher wages, productivity, and shorter working hours. It is one of a series of animated Technicolor films that celebrated American free enterprise produced by Harding College in Searcy, Arkansas, in the late 1940s and early 1950s. The anti-communism Cold War films, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, were distributed widely and seen by millions of students, workers, and theatergoers. This short film from the Library of Congress collections has been made available by the National Film Preservation Foundation. close

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Meet King Joe

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Program ID:
438591-1
Category:
Vignette
Format:
Vignette
Location:
Brooklyn, New York, United States
First Aired:
Dec 23, 2017 | 10:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Apr 02, 2020 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

Airing Details

  • Dec 23, 2017 | 10:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 24, 2017 | 4:11pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2017 | 2:11am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 30, 2017 | 8:12am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 31, 2017 | 12:47pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2019 | 1:51am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 25, 2019 | 7:50am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2020 | 1:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2020 | 7:50am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2020 | 1:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 02, 2020 | 7:50pm EDT | C-SPAN 3

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