July 6, 2006 – Ronald Radosh

July 6, 2006

  • Social interaction
  • Discussion of current issues and events
  • And a lively conversation with our featured speaker

Ronald Radosh
Adjunct Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute

Hollywood Reds
Then and Now

The author of Red Star Over Hollywood: The Film Colony’s Long Romance with the Left and Commies: A Journey Through the Old Left, the New Left and the Leftover Left tells how Marxists have influenced America.

Ronald Radosh is an Adjunct Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute, Washington, DC Headquarters

His areas of expertise are American politics today, the left in present day America, and Castro/Cuba.

He’s the author, co-author or editor of fourteen books, including Spain Betrayed: The Soviet Union in the Spanish Civil War (with Mary Habeck); The Rosenberg File (with Joyce Milton); Divided They Fell: The Demise of the Democratic Party, 1964-1996; andThe Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism (with Harvey Klehr).

His articles have appeared in such publications as Partisan ReviewThe New Republic, The New Criterion, The New York Times, Times Literary Supplement, The Journal of American History, The Wall Street Journal and The Weekly Standard.

Radosh has served as a Senior Research Associate, the Center for Communitarian Studies at George Washington University; as Professor of History in The Graduate Faculty, City University of New York; Research Director for the United States Information Agency, and as Associate Director of the Office of the President, the American Federation of Teachers.

We gather at 7 p.m. on the first Thursday of each month and begin our organized meeting around 7:30. The featured speaker is normally introduced at about 8. The meeting continues until about 10. Discussions are lively, but polite. Participation by attendees is highly encouraged.

Location:
General Society Library
20 West 44th St.
Between 5th & 6th avenues, near Grand Central Terminal

Subway: 4, 5, 6, 7 to Grand Central – 42nd St.,
B, D, F, V to 42nd St. – Sixth Ave., or
1, 2, 3, 9, N, Q, R, S, or W to Times Square – 42nd St.

Admission is free, and no reservation is necessary.

Junto focuses on libertarianism, Objectivism — the philosophy of Ayn Rand — and investing.

 

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