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Giving voice to a silenced screenwriter

Dennehy tackles blacklisted Trumbo

By Catherine Foster
Globe Staff / February 6, 2005

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Brian Dennehy's latest role is as screenwriter and novelist Dalton Trumbo, who in 1947, at the top of his career, refused to name names to the House Un-American Activities Committee and was imprisoned and blacklisted by the studios. Trumbo's son, Christopher, took his father's letters and other documents and wrote "Trumbo: Red, White and Blacklisted," which opened last month in ... (Full article: 855 words)

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