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How Hollywood became the battleground for the soul of America.

The story of how Hollywood became the focus of a decades-long FBI campaign to root out communism in America. Host Oona Chaplin guides listeners through the real-life events of J. Edgar Hoover's personal obsession with her grandfather, Charlie Chaplin, through the notorious House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) hearings and the “Hollywood blacklist”. This tale of glamour, duplicity and political intrigue reverberates in the culture wars to this day.

Host

Oona Chaplin

HOLLYWOOD EXILES
CBC PODCASTS
Release:

Winter 2024

 

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