After Words with Roger Simon

Roger Simon talked about his book Blacklisting Myself: Memoir of a Hollywood Apostate in the Age of Terror (Encounter Books; February 5,… read more

Roger Simon talked about his book Blacklisting Myself: Memoir of a Hollywood Apostate in the Age of Terror (Encounter Books; February 5, 2009). In his book Academy Award-nominated screenwriter Roger L. Simon tells the story of his transformation from financier of the Black Panther Breakfast Program to member of the political right. Topics included Hollywood radical chic, the new blacklist for conservatives in Hollywood, and how new media would destroy Hollywood as we know it. The guest interviewer was political commentator Armstrong Williams.

Roger Simon is co-founder and chief executive officer of Pajamas Media. He was nominated for an Academy Award for his screenplay for Enemies: A Love Story. He is also an award-winning mystery novelist and creator of the Moses Wine series. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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After Words with Roger Simon

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Category:
Interview
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Interview
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Feb 21, 2009
Last Aired:
Apr 10, 2009

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  • Feb 21, 2009 | 9:59pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 22, 2009 | 9:04pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2009 | 12:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 23, 2009 | 3:06am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 2009 | 10:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Mar 01, 2009 | 11:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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  • Apr 09, 2009 | 11:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 10, 2009 | 12:24am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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