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  • noun United States screenwriter who was blacklisted and imprisoned for refusing to cooperate with congressional investigations of communism in America (1905-1976)

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Examples

  • Whatever the case, the decision to name Trumbo started the ball rolling to end the blacklist, although many film industry workers never recovered their careers.

    Culture | guardian.co.uk

  • "Trumbo" doesn't pretend to be tough-minded about its subject, and its failure to date the letters is an annoyance.

    'Hancock' Is as Dislikable as Its Superhero

  • : [My play] "Trumbo" began as part of a 1997 benefit at the University of Southern California to celebrate an artistic installation [dedicated to the Hollywood Ten] by the conceptual artist Jenny Holzer.

    Revisiting the Hollywood Blacklist

  • "Trumbo," about the blacklisted Hollywood screenwriter Dalton Trumbo.

    The Seattle Times

  • This week I watched the DVD of a wonderful documentary film -- "Trumbo," the story of Dalton Trumbo, the most famous of the "Hollywood 10" screenwriters who were blacklisted in the 1950s after being accused of being a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    SmartMoney.com

  • This week I watched the DVD of a wonderful documentary film -- "Trumbo," the story of Dalton Trumbo, the most famous of the "Hollywood 10" screenwriters who were blacklisted in the 1950s after being accused of being a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    SmartMoney.com

  • This week I watched the DVD of a wonderful documentary film -- "Trumbo," the story of Dalton Trumbo, the most famous of the "Hollywood 10" screenwriters who were blacklisted in the 1950s after being accused of being a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    SmartMoney.com

  • He may have drawn on that experience when he played black-listed Hollywood writer Dalton Trumbo in last year's production of "Trumbo" in London.

    Variety.com

  • This week I watched the DVD of a wonderful documentary film -- "Trumbo," the story of Dalton Trumbo, the most famous of the "Hollywood 10" screenwriters who were blacklisted in the 1950s after being accused of being a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    SmartMoney.com

  • This week I watched the DVD of a wonderful documentary film -- "Trumbo," the story of Dalton Trumbo, the most famous of the "Hollywood 10" screenwriters who were blacklisted in the 1950s after being accused of being a communist by the House Un-American Activities Committee.

    SmartMoney.com

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