On July 20, 1979, the California State Senate overwhelmingly rejected the appointment of Jane Fonda to the California Arts Council. The Screen Actors Guild's Hollywood Branch was outraged and passed a resolution calling for the censure of the 28 members of the California Senate who blocked Fonda's appointment. Before the vote, SAG's first female president, Kathleen Nolan, spoke before the Screen Actors Guild, asking "Are we going to let history repeat itself," referring to the Blacklist Era of the 1950s. Not self-contained.
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