This episode of "Police Woman" should get the award for one of the most repulsive hours of television ever produced, in which we are given a romanticized portrait of a female black activist targeted for assassination, who also happens to be an unapologetic Communist, and who even gets several minutes of screen-time to gush adoringly about her love of Marx (she also lives in Moscow. I would note this would have been during the era of repression under Brezhnev). Does Pepper Anderson ever grill her about how she can be a follower of an ideology that was fundamentally no different from that of Nazism or the hate ideology of a white supremacist who may or may not be targeting her? Nope, they instead have one of those love-fest moments of 70s detente designed to whitewash just how repulsive the ideology this Angela Davis clone was a devoted follower of. Watching this episode today is about as nauseating an experience as watching a lovefest with someone who thinks Hitler was a great man. For shame that this episode ever got written, let alone aired.
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