Saturday, September 18, 2004

LIFE IMITATES A PASSING WIND, SORT OF: As part of the celebrations to mark the 85th birthday of folk legend Harold Leventhal, The Weavers are doing a one-off reunion show at the Toronto International Film Festival. It was Leventhal who persuaded The Weavers to kick back against their blacklisting during the McCarthy-era (it's hard to imagine - a nation like America with a government behaving like a paranoid, state-controlled bunch of bullies trying to crush any form of opinion contrary to their own).

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