Scott Eyman, “Charlie Chaplin vs. America”



Hollywood biographer Scott Eyman discusses his book “Charlie Chaplin vs. America,” about the silent film star’s fallout with the U.S. government during the Red Scare. Once a beloved actor and filmmaker, Charlie Chaplin became a target of right-wing politicians and the FBI after World War II because of his liberal political views and sexual interests. He was exiled from the U.S. in 1952 and didn’t return until 1972.

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