Tales from the Left Coast: True Stories of Hollywood Stars and Their Outrageous Politics (Paperback)

True Stories of Hollywood Stars and Their Outrageous Politics

By James Hirsen, Newsmax

Crown Forum, 9781400053056, 336pp.

Publication Date: July 27, 2004



When Barbra Streisand sends Dick Gephardt a personal fax, it makes headline news. When international relations expert Sean Penn leads his own "tour of peace" in Baghdad, every news desk across the country reports it. It's no secret that Hollywood has a leftward tilt when it comes to politics. But what the celebrity-fawning media fail to show is how Hollywood's liberal bias affects actors, movies, and even public policy.

In Tales from the Left Coast, author and political commentator James Hirsen digs deep into the liberal underbelly of Hollywood to reveal how biased politics have corrupted the entire entertainment industry. Through extensive research and scores of interviews, Hirsen uncovers some of the most ridiculous, infuriating, and damning political stunts pulled by celebrities of yesterday and today, and he traces the tangled web of influence the Hollywood elite have over politicians in Washington, D.C.

About the Author

JAMES HIRSEN discusses Hollywood and politics regularly on Fox News, CNN, "The Sean Hannity Show, " and numerous other national television and radio programs.

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