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When Hollywood Was Right : How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American Politics

By: Critchlow, Donald T.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: 1 online resource (238 p.).ISBN: 9781107597822.Subject(s): Motion picture actors and actresses -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Motion picture industry -- United States -- Influence | Motion picture producers and directors -- Political activity -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- ) -- History -- 20th century | United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: When Hollywood Was Right : How Movie Stars, Studio Moguls, and Big Business Remade American PoliticsDDC classification: 320.973/0918 | 320.9730918 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Players; Celebrities; Moguls; Politicos; Business; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Setting the Stage in the 1930s Republicans on Defense; California Politics in the '30s: Republican Disorientation, Progressive Revival; Four Cheers for Roosevelt; A Bolshevik Comes to Town: The Strange Case of Sergei Eisenstein; One Cheer and Many Tears for Sinclair; Antifascism, a Soviet Agent, and Mobilization; Entering the War; Chapter 2 Anticommunism Comes to Hollywood; California Republicans: Seeking Washington; Hardliners Mobilize the Motion Picture Alliance; Life in the Party
The War for Democracy: Republicans for Thomas DeweyChapter 3 The Red Scare Hits Hollywood; The End of the Popular Front; Hollywood on Strike; The Destructive Foibles of the House Un-American Activities Committee; The 1947 HUAC Hearings Intensify Anticommunism; Backlash to the Hearings; Aftermath; Chapter 4 Nixon Plays Hollywood; Nixon Enters the Political Stage; Hollywood Applauds Nixon on Stage; Nixon Auditions for a Starring Role; Nixon, California, and 1952; California Republicans Fracture; Nixon Seeks the Role of a Lifetime; 1962: Nixon Leaves the California Stage
Chapter 5 The Hollywood Right Goes for Goldwater and Finds ReaganDemocrats Triumphant; Republicans Divided; Goldwater and the Quagmire of California Presidential Politics; The Hollywood Right Rallies for Goldwater; Reagan and Goldwater; Americans Make a Choice (LBJ), Republicans Find More than an Echo (Reagan); Chapter 6 Ronald Reagan Triumph and Decline of the Hollywood Right; How Reagan Won the Governorship in 1966; Vietnam, Cultural Wars, and the Decline of the Hollywood Right; 1968: Reagan, Nixon, and a Nation in Turmoil
How Ronald Reagan Won the White House (without Hollywood's Support)Manuscripts; Index
Summary: This book rediscovers the Hollywood Right, revealing how Hollywood Republicans remade America by successfully backing candidates such as Richard Nixon.
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Cover; Contents; Players; Celebrities; Moguls; Politicos; Business; Acknowledgments; Introduction; Chapter 1 Setting the Stage in the 1930s Republicans on Defense; California Politics in the '30s: Republican Disorientation, Progressive Revival; Four Cheers for Roosevelt; A Bolshevik Comes to Town: The Strange Case of Sergei Eisenstein; One Cheer and Many Tears for Sinclair; Antifascism, a Soviet Agent, and Mobilization; Entering the War; Chapter 2 Anticommunism Comes to Hollywood; California Republicans: Seeking Washington; Hardliners Mobilize the Motion Picture Alliance; Life in the Party

The War for Democracy: Republicans for Thomas DeweyChapter 3 The Red Scare Hits Hollywood; The End of the Popular Front; Hollywood on Strike; The Destructive Foibles of the House Un-American Activities Committee; The 1947 HUAC Hearings Intensify Anticommunism; Backlash to the Hearings; Aftermath; Chapter 4 Nixon Plays Hollywood; Nixon Enters the Political Stage; Hollywood Applauds Nixon on Stage; Nixon Auditions for a Starring Role; Nixon, California, and 1952; California Republicans Fracture; Nixon Seeks the Role of a Lifetime; 1962: Nixon Leaves the California Stage

Chapter 5 The Hollywood Right Goes for Goldwater and Finds ReaganDemocrats Triumphant; Republicans Divided; Goldwater and the Quagmire of California Presidential Politics; The Hollywood Right Rallies for Goldwater; Reagan and Goldwater; Americans Make a Choice (LBJ), Republicans Find More than an Echo (Reagan); Chapter 6 Ronald Reagan Triumph and Decline of the Hollywood Right; How Reagan Won the Governorship in 1966; Vietnam, Cultural Wars, and the Decline of the Hollywood Right; 1968: Reagan, Nixon, and a Nation in Turmoil

How Ronald Reagan Won the White House (without Hollywood's Support)Manuscripts; Index

This book rediscovers the Hollywood Right, revealing how Hollywood Republicans remade America by successfully backing candidates such as Richard Nixon.

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