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  • “Hollywood Exiles in Europe” film series at the Hammer Museum

    By Tom Teicholz

    July 30, 2014 | 11:24 am

    Stories of the Hollywood blacklist of the 1940s and ’50s are, by now, well known. Many books, articles and documentaries exist about the lives of actors, screenwriters and directors who the studios deemed unemployable because of their association — real or alleged — with the...

  • EU adds Hezbollah’s military wing to terrorism list

    July 22, 2013 | 10:26 am

    The European Union agreed on Monday to put the armed wing of Hezbollah on its terrorism blacklist, a move driven by concerns over the Lebanese militant group's involvement in a deadly bus bombing in Bulgaria and the Syrian war.

    The powerful Lebanese Shi'ite movement, an ally of...

  • Long live the Reds? The unlucky legacy of the Hollywood blacklist

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 8, 2012 | 12:31 pm

    Too often these days we hear the tireless phrase “They just don’t make ’em like they used to” when it comes to the movies.

    Film historian David Spaner blames the blacklist.

    In his new book, “Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film,” Spaner makes the case that the corporate values underpinning Hollywood’s political perfidy in the 1950s are to blame for a sustained assault on creative freedom — and perhaps, freedom in general — in the movie business.

    Read more at jewishjournal.com/hollywoodjew.

  • Long live the Reds? The unlucky legacy of the Hollywood blacklist

    By Danielle Berrin

    August 8, 2012 | 12:25 pm

    Too often these days we hear the tireless phrase “They just don’t make ’em like they used to” when it comes to the movies.

    Film historian David Spaner blames the blacklist.

    In his new book, “Shoot It! Hollywood Inc. and the Rising of Independent Film,” Spaner makes the case...

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