All of Them Reds! #4


Elia Kazan

5 comments:

K TheJoker said...

Informer scum.

Tom Sutpen said...

Simmer down.

MichaelRyerson said...

ain't it the goddamndest thing? lady worked in the office of my father's grocery store. her husband Pete would come in sometimes to see her. he was really a nice guy. of course I was just a kid but he was nice to everyone and most of the adults spoke highly of him when he wasn't around. he was an actor. had a nice little career going and then his name appeared on a list and he wasn't an actor anymore. Pete Virgo. lost a decade to that list. nice guy. nice family.

spooky said...

read and learn......

http://www.weeklystandard.com/Content/Public/Articles/000/000/003/182nxnes.asp

Al said...

You can't have it both ways. Kazan cannot say the Reds were a menace who might destroy the American way of life AND then only name selected names and only names which others had named previously. When confronted with this paradox by interviewer Jeff Young, Kazan passed out in his chair. That's right, he passed out. His denial and rationalizations had been punctured and his consciousness collapsed. Kazan was a vain, selfish creep, and he built his career on the demise of others. The irony? He was famous in NY theatre where there was little blacklist. He could have kept working without naming names.