Elia Kazan rests in peace.

Elia Kazan rests in peace.

Elia Kazan rests in peace.

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Sept. 30 2003 4:22 PM

Elia Kazan Rests in Peace

Elia Kazan, the director of East of Eden and A Streetcar Named Desire, died  Sunday. In 1999 Jacob Weisberg wrote about Kazan's honorary Oscar and his controversial legacy as a reformed communist and proud collaborator during the McCarthy era.