Kevin Starr

(1940-2017)

Guest

Professor of History at the University of Southern California and author of the seven-volume series Americans and the California Dream, including Golden Dreams: California in an Age of Abundance, 1950-1963, winner of the 2010 Los Angeles Times Book Prize; State Librarian Emeritus of California

Kevin Starr on KCRW

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Reporters Gary Baum and Daniel Miller have written extensively in this week's issue about  The Hollywood Reporter's role in the Red Scare  and the Hollywood Blacklist of the late 40's…

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