This Day in Jewish History / A political screenwriter who remained true to himself is born
Budd Schulberg never apologized for 'naming names,’ but later acknowledged that McCarthyism may have been an even greater threat to America than communism.
On March 27, 1914, novelist and screenwriter Budd Schulberg was born in New York. Throughout a life that lasted 95 years, and a career that continued almost all the way to the end, Schulberg remained critical, even provocative, and was true to himself even when that required him to pay a significant price.
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