Today in 1947: Film industry executives, meeting in New York, announce that the “Hollywood Ten” directors, producers, and writers who had refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee would be fired or suspended, and not hired in the future, thus “blacklisted.”
It’s today’s Action Calendar!
Tomorrow night, Congressman Mark Pocan will talk about the harmful effects of big money in politics. There will be time for Q&A about this issue, and about the progress toward a ‘We the People’ constitutional amendment. This free, public event is sponsored by the local affiliate of Move to Amend. This is tomorrow at 6:30pm in Room 302 of Madison’s Central Library on Mifflin Street.
Planned Parenthood has wide range of reproductive and sexual health services to keep people healthy, safe and strong. These include birth control, family planning, annual wellness exams and abortion care. There are branches throughout Wisconsin. Call 1-800-230-PLAN for details.
Low cost spayings and neuterings for dogs and cats are available through the Dane County Humane Society and Maddie’s Fund. There are various times and prices and they include an FVRCP vaccine. Caretakers of feral or free-roaming cats can be helped as well. Call 838-0413, extension 103, for an appointment or details.