February 28, 2019, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
1972 NW Flanders St
Portland, Oregon 97209
From Gentlemen’s Agreement to Yoo Hoo Mrs. Goldberg Judaism in mainstream America post WWII
Thursday, February 28, 7:00 PM
At the end of WWII, hard hitting plays like “Home of the Brave” and Academy Award winning movies like “Crossfire” and “Gentlemen’s Agreement” shined a spotlight on Anti-Semitism in America. But that focus softened and by the early 1950’s, the Goldbergs were America’s favorite neighbors featured in that new medium called television. Come be entertained by Ron Silver and Joanne Treuhaft as they use several film clips to explore this shift.
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