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Why the FBI thought "It's a Wonderful Life" was communist propaganda & Tragedy of Sandy Hook anniversary sparks solemn event in Tampa listen

12/13/13 Robert Lorei
Radioactivity: Live Call-In (Friday)
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Tags: It's A Wonderful Life, Dr. John Noakes, gun safety, Sandy Hook

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Today on Radioactivity, Rob Lorei speaks with Dr. John Noakes, associate Provost for Faculty Advancement and Student Learning at Arcadia University about why the FBI considered the film "It's a Wonderful Life" communist propaganda in 1947. Dr. Noakes discussed in an article that "the FBI thought "Life" smeared American values such as wealth and free enterprise while glorifying anti-American values such as the triumph of the common man."

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