Gossip Girls: Louella Parsons And Hedda Hopper (War! Episode 4)

May 25, 2021
54 min
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Gossip Girls: Louella Parsons And Hedda Hopper (War! Episode 4)

Gossip Girls: Louella Parsons And Hedda Hopper (War! Episode 4)

May 25, 2021
54 min
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CATEGORY: TV & Film
World War II begins to reveal the gulf between Louella’s conservative but essentially business-minded politics, and Hedda Hopper’s virulent right-wing fervor. These differences — and the glee with which Hopper would destroy lives to shore up political power and further her ideology — come through loud and clear in the stories of two controversies: the casting of Gone with the Wind, and the paternity trial of Charlie Chaplin. Meanwhile, Louella shows her devotion to Hearst by using her power to cripple Citizen Kane. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices