Thomas Doherty
Thomas Doherty

Thomas Doherty is professor and chairman of the American Studies Program at Brandeis University and the author of Hollywood and Hitler, 1933–1939.

March 30 2017 4:18 PMWhen Fascist Heroes Took Over the MoviesFrustrated with a weak government and the Great Depression, Americans in the 1930s began rooting for authoritarian jerks.
March 19 2015 9:15 AMThe Serious, Somber Boston Marathon Bombing TrialWhy we don’t—and shouldn’t—have cameras in federal courtrooms.