Shut Up He Explained: The Memoir of a Blacklisted Kid
Kate Lardner was an infant when her biological father died during World War II. The only father she knew was Ring Lardner Jr. -- her step-father as well as her uncle. She describes her life and augments it with letters between her parents and her parents' friends during the McCarthy era.
Lardner was a screenwriter who refused to name names before the HUAC. His emprisonment and blacklisting and its affect on his step-daughter as well as his family and ...
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