Steven Ross

Author / USC

Guest

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.

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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.

Steven J. Ross: Hitler in Los Angeles

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.

from 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.

American Nazis hoped to hit Hollywood by blowing up homes of famous Jews

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.

from 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…

Hitler and Hollywood

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…

from Which Way, L.A.?

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