Author / USC
Steven J. Ross is an author and the Director of the Casden Institute for the Study of the Jewish Role in American Life and a history professor at USC.
The history professor discusses his new book about a small group of civilians in Los Angeles in the 1930s and 40s who helped fight Nazis in America.
Dec. 22, 2017from Scheer Intelligence
Adolf Hitler actively tried to control the message Hollywood movies sent about Germany during World War II. Los Angeles was fertile ground for Nazi groups.
Nov. 28, 2017from Press Play with Madeleine Brand
Two new books, one published and the other still under way, tell two different stories about LA's Jewish studio heads in the 1930's -- as Adolph Hitler was taking power and creating…
Sep. 12, 2013from Which Way, L.A.?
The 71st Emmy Nominations are out. Get the full list and click through to listen to interviews with some of your favorite creators in television.
Jul. 16from Arts & Culture Stories
When people feel sick from minor illnesses, an ambulance and a trip to the ED is not in their best interest nor is it in the best interest of the public.
Jul. 21from Second Opinion
Know how much a medical service costs could be important in making medical decisions. But, new regulations that require this information be provided to the public have created…
Jul. 14from Second Opinion
Disney's remake of "The Lion King" looks like the real thing--animation that simulates real life in astonishing detail.
Jul. 19from Film Reviews
Even for a classically focused theatre company like Antaeus, their new play “Caucasian Chalk Circle” feels dated.
Jul. 15from Opening the Curtain
The Emmy nominations were announced this week, and while HBO epic ‘Game of Thrones’ broke the record for total nominations in a single season at 32, the news was also an affirmation of…
Jul. 19from Hollywood Breakdown
A new investigative report uncovers rampant exploitation of caregivers at residential care homes across the nation, many of them poor immigrants who work for a pittance around the…
Jul. 19from Scheer Intelligence
Two big HBO shows, 'Game of Thrones' and 'Veep,' aired their final series this year and both are expected to land a bucketful of Emmy nominations. But are they a shoo-in to win?
Jul. 16from Screengrab
Joe wants to know: "Where is the broadcast network version of Shark Week?"
Jul. 9from Screengrab