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Hollywood, the Pentagon and Washington

Jean-Michel Valantin

Hollywood, the Pentagon and Washington

[the movies and national security from World War II to the present day]

by Jean-Michel Valantin

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Published by Anthem in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National security -- United States,
  • Motion pictures -- Political aspects -- United States,
  • Motion picture industry -- Political aspects -- California -- Los Angeles,
  • Motion pictures in propaganda -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJean-Michael Valantin
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN1995.9.P6 V35 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 159 p. ;
    Number of Pages159
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17176605M
    ISBN 101843311704, 1843311712

    Tours of the Pentagon are available to schools, educational organizations, and other select groups by reservation only. Groups interested in touring the Pentagon should contact the Pentagon Tour Office at . Hollywood Butchers Real History January 9, Staff Archive, Politics 2 “The Post,” a new movie from Tom Hanks and Steven Spielberg about the famed Pentagon Papers that Daniel Ellsberg released to The New York Times in , ignores the role of The Washington Post ‘s CIA-controlled editors and long history of promoting U.S.

      With the Pentagon’s Blessing: Hollywood, the Military, and Don Baruch March 1, Decem by Daniel, posted in Hollywood and Film, Military Records Today’s post is written by Daniel Dancis, an Archivist in the Textual Processing Branch at the National Archives, College Park.   Together they were headed to the Pentagon where they met with senior military officials to discuss the book and plans for the film. While the film may one day become a classic like "Top Gun" or "Navy SEALs” Schilling hopes this story achieves even more, "My mission is to change the American public's view of the entire United States Air Force.

    The Post is a American historical political thriller film directed and produced by Steven Spielberg, and written by Liz Hannah and Josh stars Meryl Streep as Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and Tom Hanks as Ben Bradlee, the longtime executive editor, of The Washington Post, with Sarah Paulson, Bob Odenkirk, Tracy Letts, Bradley Music by: John Williams. The Pentagon might, in fact, be thought of as the ultimate Hollywood insider — a direct result of the ever-expanding military-corporate complex or “The Complex” as I call it in my new book.


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