Ernest Hemingway: The Fifth Column

A Spanish Civil War Play

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Ernest Hemingway had long considered writing a play. In 1927 he’d actually broached the subject with Max Perkins, suggesting a drama about the Crucifixion called Today is Friday, but nothing ever came of the idea. But this time things were different, and as soon as the news broke in the New York Times interested producers began to badger Max Perkins for more details; but he knew…

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Steve Newman Writer

Steve Newman Writer

Playwright, Historian, and Freelance Writer…