Hollywood Reporter Apologizes For Role In Blacklist

The Hollywood Reporter, which played its own part in the Hollywood blacklist, commemorates the 65th anniversary of its beginning with a host of articles. Most memorably, perhaps, W.R. Wilkerson, the son of the pub's first owner, Billy Wilkerson, has a public apology for his father's naming alleged Communists in his Tradeviews column. The "anti-communist campaign, which began as a schoolyard spat with the movie brass, snowballed out of control," W.R. Wilkerson writes of his father.

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