Donald Bogle, 'Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams'

Actress Hattie McDaniel may have won an Oscar as Mammy in Gone With The Wind, but in real life, she was a part of a glamorous society of black actors living, working and prospering in Old Hollywood. Entertainment historian Donald Bogle joins NPR's Ed Gordon to discuss his latest book, Bright Boulevards, Bold Dreams, which chronicles the lives of African American stars before the cameras rolled and once the performers left the studio to go home.



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