This Land is My Land, This Land is My Land
Mon, 22 Oct 2001 10:42:52 -0700
> From: email@example.com [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On
> Behalf Of Clay Shirky
> An old girlfriend spent some time in Mombasa learning
> Swahili, and was struck by the detail the locals had hit upon
> in referring to the US -- "where even poor people have cars."
Similar story. The Soviet censors let in the movie "The Grapes of
Wrath". What harm could that do?
Well, here was a movie about the greatest Capitalist Depression of all
times. And their poor people _DROVE IN THEIR OWN TRUCKS_.
The defector that related that story said the audiences were litteraly
stunned. It was like looking at a world where even the poorest had