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It Can't Happen Here by Sinclair Lewis
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May 24, 2010

it was amazing
Read in May, 2010

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Mark Taha Had they had the guts to film it properly at the time-my casting ideas.
Doremus Jessup Lionel Barrymore
Buzz Windrip Edward G.Robinson
Lee Sarason Colin Clive
Lorinda Pike Aline MacMahon
Shad Ledue Wallace Beery
Adelaide Tarr Gimmitch Hedda Hopper
Oh-didn't care for Trowbridge's vision of an America in which the State owned all major resurces and the worst crime was taking advantage of the State.Man's greatest enemy is big government.


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David Seeing as the book was published in 1935, the totalitarianism of Hitler/Stalin was in full effect. You should check out personalities like William Randolph Hearst and Huey Long to see how close to fascism the USA was (think of how scary Sarah Palin would be if she was the wealthiest woman in the country or if she was actually an effective ).


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David *an effective politician


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