Hedda and Bill: The Story of a Mother and her Son by Jim Davidson
Approx. 5,080 words.
Published on May 29, 2011.
Short biography of gossip columnist Hedda Hopper and her son, actor William Hopper. In the path to success, each had a different obstacle to overcome: hers was balancing the demands of motherhood and a career; his, the influence of an over-domineering mother. The author chronicles the ups and downs of their often-strained relationship.