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
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