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The Hollywood Reporter addressed on Monday its role in setting off a Red Scare in the industry 65 years ago, when its then-editor penned a column naming near a dozen alleged communists. In a lengthy feature story published on the Reporter's site, the trade magazine analyzed its longtime publisher and editor Billy Wilkerson's campaign to expose suspected communists in Hollywood in July 1946. And Wilkerson's son, W.R. Wilkerson III, apologized in a separate op-ed for what he called Hollywood's "Holocaust." In his piece, Wilkerson's son said his father, who before founding THR was a producer, »


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