American writer and producer who was simply prevented from taking credit for his work from the Hollywood Blacklist. He went to NEW YORK University, and was briefly an associate from the Communist Party in the 1940s. He had written Flesh and Fury and Lawless Breed of dog before being known as to testify prior to the Home Un-American Actions Committee. He was the boy of Jewish immigrants from Russia and wedded fellow activist Jean Lewin in 1946. He had written Hellcats from the Navy, which starred Ronald Reagan and his wife Nancy Davis.