A car moving at high speed careers off a bridge into a river and begins filling up with water with actress Nancy Allen trapped inside. So begin the thrills in horror maestro Brian De Palma’s latest film, Blow Out, due for release next week, co-starring John Travolta as a sound man turned sleuth.By BARBARA MATTHEWS6 min
After reading Barbara Amiel’s column on my book, When Evils Were Most Free (An Enduring Vein of Courage, Column, June 29), I gave myself two weeks to calm my anger and outrage. Instead, my frustration grew. I do not mind when Amiel calls me “a stereotype of the impertinent little Jew: all smart-alecky chutzpah”; however, I do mind when she states that I was “a Jewish activist in the left wing of Hungary’s Social Democratic Party.”
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