Why does Andrea Hall’s new book, ‘Katori Hall’: A Biography of the Woman Who Became America’s Next Hollywood Icon?

An artist and actress who came to prominence as a star in the early ’70s, Andrea Hall is the first American woman to earn a Pulitzer Prize.

In a new book released this week, Hall explores the life of the American icon and her place in the American culture of entertainment.

Her work includes the iconic film, “Katoria,” starring Judy Garland.

In this exclusive interview, Hall talks about the importance of women in entertainment, the struggles she faced as a woman in Hollywood and the impact of her fame.

Interview by Avi Weiss, Editor-in-Chief of the Jewish News, and Jonathan Tannenbaum, Chief Editor of JTA.