Celebrities and Politics

Ted Johnson was interviewed by phone about the role that Hollywood celebrities play in U.S. politics. He talked about celebrity… read more

Ted Johnson was interviewed by phone about the role that Hollywood celebrities play in U.S. politics. He talked about celebrity political activism, campaign contributions, the power of the entertainment lobby, and perceptions of a political and ideological bias in the content of motion pictures and television productions.

A clip of actor Seth Rogen’s testimony about Alzheimer’s Disease before a congressional committee was shown. The trailer for the film American Hustle, which is based on a congressional scandal from the 1980s, was also played. close

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

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Celebrities and Politics

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Mar 2, 2014

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  • Mar 02, 2014 | 7:40am EST | C-SPAN 1
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