Hollywood has made dozens of movies about blacklisting of Communists in the fifties, and never miss any chance to thrust it into the popular consciousness.
Almost unknown are the many books that were suppressed in the West because of their political views, like Orwell's Homage to Catalonia and Animal Farm, and Trotsky's biography of Stalin.
Is animal Farm banned in the us?I had to read it in high school 30 years ago.
The interesting thing about the McCarthy era and the Blacklist that was circulated around Hollywood is that the Old Soviet Archives seem to indicate that McCarthy was in the Ballpark but not exactly on the money. In other words alot of what McCarthy was saying was true.
To: eastforker, peter the great
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