Book Discussion on History by Hollywood

Professor Toplin, who is the film review editor for the Journal of American History spoke about his new book, History by Hollywood: The Use… read more

Professor Toplin, who is the film review editor for the Journal of American History spoke about his new book, History by Hollywood: The Use and Abuse of the American Past. He examined how movies such as Missippi Burning, JFK, and All the President’s Men have portrayed, and distorted, the historical events which comprise their plots. After his remarks, he took questions from the audience. close

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  • Leutze, James Chancellor University of North Carolina->Wilmington Campus
  • Toplin, Robert Professor University of North Carolina, Wilmington->History

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Book Discussion on History by Hollywood

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Public Affairs Event
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Speech
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Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Oct 5, 1996
Last Aired:
Oct 6, 1996

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  • Oct 05, 1996 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 06, 1996 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2
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