Originally published 11/03/2017
Requiring displays of patriotism have often been tied to nativism and bigotry.
Originally published 09/04/2015
Alyssa Goldstein Sepinwall
Unpublished documents in the Margaret Herrick Library (the Oscars archive) reveal Peck’s personal opposition to racism, long before Harper Lee even wrote “Mockingbird.” The young actor attacked bigotry against both blacks and Jews.
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