Progressive Hollywood



Based on Ed Rampell s firsthand coverage of recent marches, demonstrations, rallies, fundraisers, political education meetings, art exhibits and organizing efforts, this book asks What really motivates the Hollywood Left How are Hollywood progressives politically educated How do they organize protests and raise money for causes Who are the masterminds and top financial backers of Hollywood s activism What price are these outspoken notables paying for speaking out Are they working out of a great tradition, and what do they have to learn from the great activists of Hollywood s earlier progressive periods the 30s, 40s, 60s and 70s What are the lessons from the dark ages of the 50s, and are we seeing a new McCarthy like backlash during the Bush presidency to silence high profile dissent And, from action hero California recall candidates to producers of pro Pentagon pictures, who in reactionary Tinseltown collaborates with the status quo, and how are the progressives countering the entertainment industry s right wing With an introduction by Greg Palast, author of bestseller The Best Democracy Money Can Buy, Progressive Hollywood features Rampell s interviews and interactions with Hollywood luminaries such as producers Jerry Bruckheimer and Robert Greenwald actors Jack Nicholson, Rob Reiner, Mike Farrell, Ed Asner, Martin Sheen, David Clennon, Gore Vidal and Dennis Hopper directors Michael Moore, Spike Lee, Oliver Stone and Lionel Chetwynd blacklisted screenwriters Bernie Gordon who initiated the 1999 protests against Elia Kazan s lifetime achievement Oscar , Bobby Lees who injected dialectical materialism into Abbott and Costello comedies and Norma Barzman author of 2003 s The Red and the Blacklist.Ed Rampell is a full time writer who has co authored four books, including two film histories His journalism has appeared in publications worldwide, including ABC News 20 20, The Australian Broadcasting Corporation, Radio New Zealand, Newsweek, AP, Reuters, Honolulu Weekly, Mother Jones, In These Times, L.A Times, Boston Globe, Toronto Globe Mail, Variety and many others. Download Progressive Hollywood – tiffanydaniels.co.ukProgressive Hollywood

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  • Paperback
  • 288 pages
  • Progressive Hollywood
  • Ed Rampell
  • English
  • 20 October 2017
  • 1932857109

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    not what i hoped it would be

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