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Laura Rosenzweig

Laura Rosenzweig is a lecturer in Jewish Studies at San Francisco State University. She is working on a book entitled Hollywood’s Spies: Jewish Infiltration of Nazi and Pro-Nazi Groups in Los Angeles, 1933–1941.

Hollywood’s Anti-Nazi Spies

Laura Rosenzweig

In 1934, Hollywood's Jewish moguls met secretly at the Hillcrest Country Club to hear an unusual pitch. A former ADL official was running a network of World War I veterans who had infiltrated the local Nazi organization. The intelligence was alarming, and he needed funding.