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Kathryn Cramer Brownell

Kathryn Cramer Brownell is an author and assistant professor of history at Purdue University in West Lafayette where she teaches courses in 20th century American history.

She is the author of Showbiz Politics, Hollywood in American Political Life.

Her research and teaching focus on American political history, the American presidency, and intersections of media, politics and popular culture in modern America.

Oscars

Hollywood strikes defiant tone against Trump's America

Trump may have won the election, but Oscars revealed Hollywood has moved forward with its efforts to embrace inclusion.