Fwd: Oscar for Elia Kazan

Doug Henwood dhenwood at panix.com
Sun Feb 7 06:50:37 PST 1999

All you Hollywood folks out there....

>I am looking for left intellectuals, artists, notables, and others who would
>be interested in supporting a protest at the academy awards of the lifetime
>achievement award to Elia Kazan. I believe this action is not so much about
>his artistic achievements, as about the current efforts by conservative
>historians and ideologues to revise our understanding of the McCarthy era
>toward a vindication of government repression and of collaborators like Kazan.
>If you know anyone who would be interested, would you please ask them to
>contact me:
>Leone Hankey
>LSandraH at aol.com
>Thank you.

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