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The Famous Poet Blacklisted By McCarthyism

Louis Untermeyer was actually canceled from his TV show

Louis Untermeyer — from the Library of Congress on the Public Domain

“Louis…how could you be so naive? Don’t you understand what’s going on in the world today?” — Legal counsel Ralph Colin to Louis Untermeyer

I first heard of Louis Untermeyer in his letters to my favorite poet, Robert Frost. To common Americans, Untermeyer is relatively…




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