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The Justice by prosperity. There was little left for which artists could Department challenged the industry's monopoly of movie campaign. The inevitable result was that the artist turned distribution. Anticommunists attacked Hollywood as full inward. Art seemed less ambitious and more introspecof subversive elements. The Hollywood Ten went to tive. The universal was no longer found in the nation or prison for defying Congress. Television arrived, and for group, but in the individual. Politics solidified this interthe first time Hollywood had competition for the attenest in the self by discouraging activity of the Left.
26 Oct. India annexes Kashmir, provoking war with Pakistan; on 30 December the conflict will be referred for settlement to the United Nations. AMERICAN DECADES: 1940-1949 WORLD EVENTS 30 Dec. After King Michael of Romania abdicates, the Romanian parliament abolishes the monarchy and proclaims the nation a people's republic. · The first volume of Winston Churchill's memoir, The Second World War, is published. • Graham Greene's novel The Heart of the Matter is published. • Aldous Huxley's novel Ape and Essence is published.
DeMille; Sands of Iwo Jima, starring John Wayne; She Wore a Yellow Ribbon, directed by John Huston, starring John Wayne; White Heat, starring James Cagney. Fiction Nelson Algren, The Man With the Golden Arm; Paul Bowles, The Sheltering Sky; Pearl Buck, Kinfolk; Truman Capote, A Tree of Night and Other Stories; William Faulkner, Knight's Gambit; John Hawkes, The Cannibal; Shirley Jackson, The Lottery; Sinclair Lewis, The God-Seeker; Robert Lowry, The Wolf That Fed Us; John P. ; Eudora Welty, The Golden Apples.