Detail View: Conference on World Affairs Audio Archive: In and Out

Collection Name: 
Conference On World Affairs Archives
Identifier ARK: 
https://ark.colorado.edu/ark:/47540/1q1t9t4418zq
identifier: 
cwa_59-17.mp3
title: 
In and Out
titleType: 
Program
titleSeries: 
Series XVII: Americana
subject: 
Americana
subjectAuthorityUsed: 
http://id.worldcat.org/fast/807467
subject: 
Popular culture
subjectAuthorityUsed: 
http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1071344
subject: 
Social change
subjectAuthorityUsed: 
http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1122310
subject: 
Popular culture--England
subjectAuthorityUsed: 
http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh2010107511
description: 
Moderated by E. Merle Adams; 00:00 Adams introduces the topic of discussion and the panelists; 02:32 Buckminster Fuller begins his discussion. He mentions he did not choose the topic of the panel, “in and out”; 03:24 Fuller talks about the political expression of “in and out” and the significance of the phrase; 05:00 Fuller talks about his experience nominating a speaker at the faculty club; 10:45 Fuller talks about his understanding of the expression “in and out”; 11:20 Marya Mannes begins her discussion; 12:00 Mannes begins with art and talks about the art movement Abstract Expressionism and how right now it is “in” but it will be “out” soon; 12:50 Mannes changes the topic to houses and windows. She explains that the picture window became “in” about ten years ago and is now on its way “out” in American civilization; 13:47 Mannes states marriage and femineity is “in”; 14:12 Mannes states that gibberish has been “in” for a long time; 14:56 Mannes talks about the moral and spiritual values by the government is “in” but leadership and authority is “out” right now; 16:00 Malcom Bradbury begins his discussion. He mentions he thought being “out” meant being an outsider; 16:55 Bradbury talks about rich girls and what they wear and how people are defined as upper class and non-upper class in England; 19:57 Bradbury talks about a new upper-middle class in England that set the standards about consumption and culture. He talks about the old cars they drive and the cheap clothing they buy; 24:20 Bradbury talks about the thornproof suit and how “in” it was ten years ago. He also talks about pants without pockets; 28:00 Bradbury asks if English sports cars are “in” in America. He also asks about the off-white Burberry trend among American women; 30:00 Fuller asks what non-freedom is. Bradbury talks about the social class in England while the social class in America is nonexistent; 31:32 Audience member asks who “they” are when it comes to trends. The panelists talk about the groups that start trends; 35:23 Mannes uses toy manufacturing as an example to relieve companies of over accumulated stock by turning their product into trends; 36:53 Bradbury talks about the people who start fads and then drop fads once they have been communicated. He continues to talk about the standards related to these trends. Audience member tells Bradbury to be an individual and wear what you want; 39:00 Panelists talk about how trends start on the East or West Coast because that is where most of the advertising is. He uses western clothing as a way to make a statement of what is “in” and “out”; 41:07 Audience member asks Bradbury a question about communication of trends in England and whether it has a financial impact; 44:23 Bradbury talks about the [Yale writers?] and compares the trend to rock n’ roll popularity; 46:20 Unidentified person asks what defines “in and out” between America and England; 50:00 The panelists talk about beards that are “in” in the Denver area; 52:40 Audience member asks why the panelists are only talking about men’s clothing instead of women’s clothing. Mannes mentions that the women in England are slower to catch on to trends than American women; 56:01 Audience member asks about English men’s opinions about English women looking too well dressed or attractive; 57:31 Audience member admits he is still having a hard time understanding what the “in” group means; 01:03:27 Recording cuts out.
descriptionType: 
Program
coverageSpatial: 
Old Main Chapel
contributor: 
Mannes, Marya
contributorRole: 
Panelist
contributor: 
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983
contributorRole: 
Panelist
contributor: 
Bradbury, Malcolm
contributorRole: 
Panelist
publisher: 
CWA/Archives, University of Colorado at Boulder
publisherRole: 
Publisher
rightsSummary: 
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dateCreated: 
1959-04-07
formatPhysical: 
1/4 inch audio tape
formatDigital: 
audio/mpeg
formatMediaType: 
Sound
formatGenerations: 
Audio/Original recording
formatStandard: 
MPEG Audio
formatEncoding: 
audio/mp3
formatDuration: 
1:03:31
formatTracks: 
1 audio track
formatChannelConfiguration: 
dual-channel mono
language: 
English