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Future History 1968: Eartha Kitt Takes On The White House

Future History 1968: Eartha Kitt Takes On The White House

The colossal star and self-described "sex kitten" spoke truth to power in 1968 — and her career paid the price.

Posted on May 3, 2018, at 12:42 p.m. ET

Pop star Eartha Kitt was everywhere in the '60s, taking over radio, TV, Hollywood, and Broadway.

But an unforgettable anti-war speech at the White House almost instantly torpedoed her career and made her a target of the FBI and CIA.

Watch it all unfold.


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