MPR political editor Mike Mulcahy forwarded this to me earlier this week and I forgot to pass it along.
The friend of a columnist at The Atlantic recently discovered this episode of General Electric Theater in which actors Ronald Reagan and James Dean engage in some cultural warfare of the time. Those drunken, drug-rat beatniks… always invading the homes of decent couples.
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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