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    • Arthur
    • 13.11.10 | 17:38 (IST)

    but I recall during the 50s when there was a sort of "witch hunt" for "pinko" writers, artists, actors, etc.--who ended up on the now-famous "blacklist,"--finding it difficult if not impossible to find work--and some even went overseas (where they did find it)--and now today most Americans look back on that era as "quaint," "deplorable," "really un-American," "unbelievable"--or (a few) "the good old days!"--depending on their individual points of view.

    from the article: Prominent film, television artists join boycott of West Bank arts center
    First published 16:48 13.11.10 | Last updated 16:48 13.11.10
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