Doherty, Thomas

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Little Lindy Is Kidnapped: How the Media Covered the Crime of the Century

General true crime readers should probably pass, but Lindbergh kidnapping buffs, media scholars, and those interested in media history will be intrigued.


Show Trial: Hollywood, HUAC, and the Birth of the Blacklist

For readers who appreciate both Hollywood's golden age and the postwar politics that animated it.

Hollywood and Hitler: 1933–1939

Believing that film is the heartbeat of American culture, Doherty does a fine job of showing how the movie industry united at a time when the nation felt angry and helpless. Readers who love classic Hollywood or who are looking for a cultural picture of 1930s America will find much of interest here. With a rich blend of art and politics, Doherty brings to light the story of how Hollywood handled Nazism during Hitler's reign. Recommended.

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