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Quotation by Lillian Hellman
I cannot and will not cut my conscience to fit this year's fashions.
Lillian Hellman (1905–1984), U.S. playwright. Letter, May 19, 1952, to John S. Wood, Chairman of the House un-American Activities Committee. Quoted in Nation (New York, May 31, 1952).
Refusing to testify against colleagues accused of Communist affiliations.
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