COMMUNISTS: Pink Slips

The motion picture industry, whose aim is always to please the greatest number, last week staged its sequel to the big show put on by the Thomas Un-American Activities Committee. Fifty of the industry's top executives, representing virtually every U.S. film producer, got together in Manhattan's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. After two days of conferences, they fired the ten Hollywood writers and producers cited for contempt of Congress for refusing to testify whether or not they are Communists.

Said the 50: "We will not knowingly employ a Communist." They then asked Congress to establish a policy covering employment of Communists, to "assist...

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