Hollywood Once Produced A Conservative President

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    Doesn't sound like much has changed in all these subsequent years.

    Forgotten History: How Hollywood Once Produced a President
    By Paul Kengor, Political Mavens
    February 15, 2007

    Beginning in 1937, Reagan made 53 films. By the late 1940s, however, the offers slowed considerably. He started replacing pictures with political activism and union work as president of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG).

    It was during this time that Reagan’s political interests went global. The liberal Democrat spoke forcefully against Nazism. But the times were changing. Now, he judged, America faced a new enemy: Soviet communism. And therein, Reagan’s first public confrontation with the USSR has been missed by historians:

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