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The Waldorf Conference

Nat Segaloff

On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf Conference dramatically speculates on what went on in that room. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Charles Durning, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, Bill Macy, Richard Masur, George Murdock, John Randolph, Ron Rifkin, William Schallert and John Schuck.

On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf Conference dramatically speculates on what went on in that room. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Charles Durning, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, Bill Macy, Richard Masur, George Murdock, John Randolph, Ron Rifkin, William Schallert and John Schuck.
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On November 24, 1947, the most powerful men in American film met in New York’s plush Waldorf-Astoria Hotel to decide how to address the Communist witch-hunt being carried out by the House Un-American Activities Committee. Twenty-four hours later they emerged having created the Hollywood Blacklist. The Waldorf Conference dramatically speculates on what went on in that room. An L.A. Theatre Works full-cast performance featuring Edward Asner, Shelley Berman, Charles Durning, David Ellenstein, John Kapelos, Bill Macy, Richard Masur, George Murdock, John Randolph, Ron Rifkin, William Schallert and John Schuck.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Daniel M. Kimmel, Arnie Reisman, Ed Asner, Full Cast

Length:

1h 27m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

05:32


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:04


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

03:59


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

03:14


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

03:57


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

02:35


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

01:35


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

04:55


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

05:49


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

04:54


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:12


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

03:46


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

04:05


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

02:44


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

05:09


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

03:34


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

05:27


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:20


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

01:53


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

03:01


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

03:19


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:36


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

01:59