Was Communism A Threat to Hollywood?
A portion of this program contains language that some may find offensive. Authors and journalists participated in a panel to debate the… read more
A portion of this program contains language that some may find offensive.
Authors and journalists participated in a panel to debate the impact of communism on the film industry at the 2005 Liberty Film Festival. Among the topics discussed were the blacklist of the mid-20th century and anti-war sentiments in Hollywood. Film historian John Meroney moderated the panel at the Pacific Design Center.
Richard Schickel is the author of Elia Kazan: A Biography, published by HarperCollins. Ronald Radosh is the author of Red Star Over Hollywood: The Film Colony’s Long Romance With the Left, published by Encounter Books. James Hirsen is the author of Hollywood Nation: Left Coast Lies, Old Media Spin, and the New media Revolution, published by Crown Forum. Ed Rampell is the author of Progressive Hollywood, published by the Disinformation Company. Jeff Britting is the author of Ayn Rand: An Illustrated Life, published by Overlook Hardcover. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- James Hirsen Author
- John Meroney Associate Editor American Enterprise
- Govindini Murty Co-Founder and Co-Director Liberty Film Festival
- Ronald Radosh Adjunct Senior Fellow Hudson Institute
- Ed Rampell Author
- Richard Schickel Critic Time Magazine->Film
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