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Citizen Hollywood: How the Collaboration between LA and DC Revolutionized American Politics

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To most Americans, Hollywood activism consists of self-obsessed movie stars promoting their pet causes, whether defending marijuana legalization or Second Amendmentrights. There’s some truth in that stereotype, and in this book you'll find the close personal friends of Fidel Castro, the wannabe cowboys, and the ever-ubiquitous Barbra Streisand. But Citizen Hollywood makes ...more
Hardcover, 320 pages
Published May 13th 2014 by Thomas Dunne Books
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Lee
This was a book full of history. The country's politicians and Hollywood's stars are the major players in this really informative, fascinating book. I like the way the author travels through the early times of Hollywood and movies, interweaving the politics of the time throughout the stories. I learned a lot that I hadn't heard before about the movie studios as they were starting out and the people who made the movies, and how they influenced Washington D.C. and all of the money that contributed ...more
Lana Glover
Started out pretty good, but ended kind of flat. meh.
V Mckain
Not bad. Got it as a first read from goodreads. Had some interesting stories and I enjoyed although I really hate politics Figure my spouse will like it better than I .
Diana Petty-stone
I had always been curious about the connection between actors and movie studios and presidential candidates. This takes you from Louis B. Mayer with MGM, the Warner Brothers and Herbert Hoover all the way to George Clooney, Ron Reiner and Barack Obama. It is a very interesting book.
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