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Post  News Hawk Tue Jan 28, 2014 1:22 pm

"...Pete Seeger is dead at 94. Pete Seeger has long had a sad song to sing. For seventeen years, network television kept the talented folk singer on the blacklist, first for his strident opposition to McCarthyism, then for his refusal to answer questions in a House Un-American Activities Committee investigation of alleged Communism in entertainment. Thus, when CBS announced that Seeger had been signed for last week’s “Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour,” the network was widely applauded for its courage in breaking the ban..."

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