Readership: Film buffs and history buffs, as well as undergraduate students on American history courses.
Jim Cullen, Ethical Culture Fieldston School, USA
Jim Cullen teaches history at the Ethical Culture Fieldston School in New York City. He is the author of The American Dream: A Short History of an Idea that Shaped a Nation, Born in the U.S.A.: Bruce Springsteen and the American Tradition, and other books. Cullen is also a book review editor at the History News Network. He lives in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York.
Chapter One Tending to the Flock: Clint Eastwood, Ambivalent Wanderer
Chapter Two Daniel Day-Lewis and the Frontier in American History
Chapter Three Equal Work: The Mystique of Meryl Streep
Chapter Four Denzel Washington, Affirmative Actor
Chapter Five Team Player: Tom Hanks, Company Man
Chapter Six The Brave One: Jodie Foster, American Loner