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The Lucy Scandal That Became A Movie

Sitcom legend Lucille Ball was on the FBI’s radar

Lucille Ball Image from Desilu Studios

Today Lucille Ball is known as the mother of the modern-day sitcom and a doyenne of physical comedy. However, in 1953, Ball was called to testify in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee. During questioning, she admitted that she was a registered Communist.

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Edward Anderson

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Edward has written hundreds of acclaimed true crime articles and has won numerous awards for his short stories.

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