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Leo Hurwitz in 1961: The Roots of a Radical Filmmaker - Part 4

A presentation by Tom Hurwitz, award-winning cinematographer and Leo's son.

Duration: 34:38

 The distribution of Native Land. The 1940s Leo Hurwitz helps to invent television production at CBS, heads CBS News. Makes the film Strange Victory. The blacklist begins. Hurwitz denied work in film and television. Makes the one of the first cinma vrit films, through a "front," for the Omnibus television program on CBS. Strange Victory segment.

Center for Near Eastern Studies