Little Caesar and the HUAC Mob: Edward G. Robinson, the Red Scare, and the decline of Hollywood liberalism

When

12.00pm–1.30pm

13 April 2011

Topics

Culture

Steven J Ross, Professor of History, University of Southern California presented on the topic "Little Caesar and the HUAC Mob: Edward G. Robinson, the Red Scare, and the Decline of Hollywood Liberalism"

Featuring

  • Professor Steve Ross
    Professor of History, USC Dana and David Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

    Steven J. Ross was a visitor at the US Studies Centre in 2011. Ross is Professor of History at the University of Southern California and Director of the USC Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life. He has written extensively in the areas of working-class history, social history, film history, and political history and is the author of several books. His works have apepared in the Los Angeles Times, International Herald-Tribune, HuffingtonPost, and Washington Independent, among others.