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Willie Wilkerson

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Hollywood Blacklist Victim Responds To Trade Paper’s Apology For Fueling Witch Hunt

During the McCarthy era, the Hollywood Blacklist ruined the careers of many writers, actors and directors who were accused of being communists.

11/20/2012

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Son Of The Hollywood Reporter’s Founder Apologizes For Father’s Role In Hollywood Blacklist

The son of The Hollywood Reporter founder Billy Wilkerson apologized Monday for the trade paper’s role in the Hollywood Blacklist that accused many entertainment industry professionals of being communist, single-handedly ruining their careers.

11/20/2012

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Aretha Franklin Calls Off Engagement

Franklin released a statement Monday calling off her wedding to Willie Wilkerson.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/23/2012