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 and… read more

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

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History by Hollywood

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Program ID:
74421-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Wilmington, North Carolina, United States
First Aired:
Oct 05, 1996 | 9:15pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Oct 06, 1996 | 12:15am EDT | C-SPAN 2

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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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