Friday, January 17, 2014

That’s Entertainment

Hollywood Red

“Hollywood is one of the main centers of communist activities in America due to the fact that our greatest medium of propaganda — the motion pictures — is located here. It is the desire of the masters in Moscow to use this medium for their purposes, which is the overthrow of the American government.”

—Adolphe Menjou (1890-1963), actor, in closed-door hearing before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1947.

• Editorial Comment: Those were the days.

PeezPix by Ted Pease 

Beau Pré Golf Course, McKinleyville, California

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