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Kirk Douglas Rebuts Soviet Press Story

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May, 1954 (B2 F2) 

In 1956, a Russian radio broadcaster made a disparaging comment about Kirk Douglas in his role as Ulysses in an Italian production based on Homer's Odyssey. Douglas responded to the attack in an address broadcast on Radio Free Europe.

PDF iconTelegram from CA Governor Goodwin J. Knight

PDF iconText of radio address given by Kirk Douglas on Radio Free Europe


PDF iconPress release describing the event and Douglas's response

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