Gary Cooper plays the sheriff in the 1952 film High Noon. Author Glenn Frankel says the film can be viewed as a parable for the Hollywood blacklist era. Associated Press hide caption

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What A Classic '50s Western Can Teach Us About The Hollywood Blacklist

Author Glenn Frankel says the 1952 film High Noon was inspired by the toxic political climate of the time. "People ... felt they want to get their country back," Frankel says.

Gary Cooper plays the sheriff in the 1952 film High Noon. Author Glenn Frankel says the film can be viewed as a parable for the Hollywood blacklist era. Associated Press hide caption

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What A Classic '50s Western Can Teach Us About The Hollywood Blacklist

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