Was Communism A Threat to Hollywood?

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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

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Was Communism A Threat to Hollywood?

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Program ID:
189795-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
West Hollywood, California, United States
First Aired:
Nov 5, 2005
Last Aired:
Oct 24, 2011

Airing Details

  • Nov 05, 2005 | 9:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 06, 2005 | 7:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 13, 2005 | 8:10am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 04, 2005 | 10:41am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2005 | 3:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 22, 2011 | 9:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 23, 2011 | 4:02pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Oct 24, 2011 | 5:01am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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