Appeared (as "The Wicked Witch of the West") in "The Wizard of Oz", Toronto, Canada.
3 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
4 Interviews |
24 Articles |
9 Pictorials |
1 Magazine Cover Photo |
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[in an Essence magazine interview regarding her anti-war statements to Lady Bird Johnson
and her subsequent loss of work because of them] The thing that hurts, that became anger, was when I realized that if you tell the truth -- in a country that says you're entitled to tell the truth -- you get your face slapped and you get put out of work.
In 1968, she suffered a substantial professional setback after she made anti-war statements during a White House luncheon. It was reported that she made Lady Bird Johnson
, the First Lady at the time, cry when she bluntly told her, "You send the best of this country off to be shot and maimed. They rebel in the street. They don't want to go to school because they're going to be snatched off from ...
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