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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner

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Frank Rich, writing op-ed in the NY Times, asks…

AND so: just how far have we come?

As a rough gauge last week, I watched a movie I hadn’t seen since it came out when I was a teenager in 1967. Back then “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner” was Hollywood’s idea of a stirring call for racial justice. The premise: A young white woman falls madly in love with a black man while visiting the University of Hawaii and brings him home to San Francisco to get her parents’ blessing. Dad, a crusading newspaper publisher, and Mom, a modern art dealer, are wealthy white liberals — Katharine Hepburn and Spencer Tracy, no less — so surely there can be no problem. …

Op-Ed Columnist – Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner – NYTimes.com

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Author: Bill

Stumbling down the Middle Path, one day at a time.

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