Book Discussion on When Hollywood Had a King

Ms. Bruck talked about her book, When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence,… read more

Ms. Bruck talked about her book, When Hollywood Had a King: The Reign of Lew Wasserman, Who Leveraged Talent into Power and Influence, published by Random House. The book traces Wasserman’s life from his humble beginnings in Cleveland to a position of great influence in Hollywood. Through Wasserman, the book also tells the broader history of the interplay between Hollywood, politics, and the mob in the 20th century. close

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Book Discussion on When Hollywood Had a King

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 20, 2003
Last Aired:
Jan 2, 2010

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  • Jul 20, 2003 | 8:00pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
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