Hallie Flanagan Quote

Congressman Starnes: You are quoting from this Marlowe. Is he a Communist?
Hallie Flanagan: I am very sorry. I was quoting from Christopher Marlowe.
Mr Starnes: Tell us who Marlowe is, so we can get the proper reference, because that is all that we want to do.
Hallie Flanagan: Put in the record that he was the greatest dramatist in the period of Shakespeare, immediately preceding Shakespeare.


On 6 December 1938, when Flanagan appeared before the House Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities

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Congressman Starnes: You are quoting from this Marlowe. Is he a Communist? Hallie Flanagan: I am very sorry. I was quoting from Christopher Marlowe....

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Congressman Starnes: You are quoting from this Marlowe. Is he a Communist? Hallie Flanagan: I am very sorry. I was quoting from Christopher Marlowe....

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Congressman Starnes: You are quoting from this Marlowe. Is he a Communist? Hallie Flanagan: I am very sorry. I was quoting from Christopher Marlowe....

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Congressman Starnes: You are quoting from this Marlowe. Is he a Communist? Hallie Flanagan: I am very sorry. I was quoting from Christopher Marlowe....