A twentieth-century American playwright and memoirist. Her plays, such as The Children's Hour and Toys in the Attic, often deal with controversial social and psychological themes. Hellman's memoirs include Pentimento and Scoundrel Time, an account of the anti-communist witch hunts of the 1950s.
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Officer Jesse Hellman said the woman had a rudimentary map marked with a road and a tree.
Apparently he was unaware that Officer Hellman has admitted doing exactly that.
Even after Salinger had decamped to Cornish, he loved to lunch with William Shawn and Lillian Ross at the Algonquin in New York.
That is when Auria Adams said she looked out her window in the Lillian Wald Houses on East 6th Street and FDR Drive.In the Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, Manhattanites Assess the Damage|Matthew DeLuca|October 30, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Hellman's dishonesty in her later writing is sympathetically framed by the decades of criticism she had endured.Lillian Hellman, Clarence Birdseye and Thai Jones: Must Read Nonfiction|Victoria Beale, Wendy Smith, Kevin Canfield|May 17, 2012|DAILY BEAST
You mentioned Lillian Murret, that is your aunt, your mother's sister?Warren Commission (11 of 26): Hearings Vol. XI (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Lillian was at home, however, and she rushed downstairs impetuously to meet her affianced husband.The Mysteries of Montreal|Charlotte Fuhrer
Marcella Sembrich and Lillian Nordica were both in the opera company that year.Memoirs of an American Prima Donna|Clara Louise Kellogg
He was not proud of the part he was about to play; but for Lillian Drew to remain in town—danger was in this that must be avoided.
They searched the flat, followed about by the frightened black maid, but found no Lillian Drew.