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The Trust Spiral

Restoring faith in the media

Dear Prudence

A life of exuberance and eccentricity

Who’s Afraid of Alice Munro?

A long-awaited biography gives the facts, but not the mystery, behind this writer’s genius

Mark Langer

Mark Langer is an adjunct research professor of film studies in the School for Studies in Art and Culture at Carleton University.

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Hunting for Body Snatchers

Seeing communist propaganda everywhere in Hollywood, the FBI helped drive America’s Red Scare September 2012
It was a dark period in modern American history. It saw treason charges against thousands in the entertainment industry, including Shirley Temple, Lucille Ball, Judy Holliday, Charlie Chaplin, Zero Mostel and the creator of Mr. Magoo, John Hubley. Hundreds of talents of the age, like Chaplin, directors Joseph Losey and Jules Dassin, or writers Ring Lardner…