Paul Newman 1925-2008

Remembering Paul Newman

The man behind the famous baby blues leaves behind a legacy of film, family and philanthropy. By Cara Lynn Shultz


The actor became an outspoken political activist in the '60s, rallying behind 1968 Democratic Presidential hopeful Eugene McCarthy. His activism led Newman to be named to Richard Nixon's infamous "enemies" list. Unruffled, Newman – then still without an Oscar to his name – deadpanned, "Send G. Gordon Liddy to pick up my award."

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