Not-Quite Silenced Voices: Overcoming Abuse of Authority, Saturday, May 6 at 2:00pm Mt. View Mausoleum
Julia Bricklin is an author and historian who likes to examine the lives of those who might be obscured by history, but whose actions have had a lasting impact on popular culture. Her upcoming book, RED SAPPHIRE: THE WOMAN WHO BEAT THE BLACKLIST, tells the true story of a woman who, at the height of McCarthy’s communist witch hunts, built a media empire that financially and morally supported scores of blacklisted writers.
Bricklin has published four other books, and numerous articles for academic journals and magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post, Civil War Times, Financial History, Wild West, True West and California History. She has also written several anthology stories. She also writes for the history podcasts Infamous America and Legends of the Wild West, and others. Bricklin is a proud Los Angeles native. juliabricklin.com.
Books That Make a Difference: IN COLD BLOOD; THE ALIENIST; THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS.