FBI spied on Marilyn Monroe


Actors Marilyn Monroe and Tom Ewell are shown in a scene from their 1955 film “The Seven Year Itch” which is featured in a new DVD set, the Forever Marilyn Collection, featuring her classic films. — Reuters Photo

From daily The Morning Star in Britain:

FBI reveals icon’s communist links

Friday 28 December 2012

Hollywood icon Marilyn Monroe‘s alleged links to communists were revealed in unredacted FBI files published today.

The film star was monitored for her leftist links from 1955 up to her death in 1962, in which many suspect state involvement.

Despite links to high-profile communists the spy agency found no evidence she was a Communist Party member.

See also here.

Donald Rumsfeld from Iraq war to Arthur Miller play?


Rumsfeld and Iraq war, cartoon

This cartoon from Internet Weekly in the USA alludes to George W Bush‘s dismissed ‘defence’ secretary Donald Rumsfeld; and to the play, Death of a salesman, by Arthur Miller.

Quotes by Rumsfeld: here.

Arthur Miller’s The Crucible: here.

Marilyn Monroe 1962 interview: here.

Marilyn Monroe’s Books: 13 Titles That Were On Her Shelf: here.