HUAC


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HUACHouse un-American Activities Committee
HUACHoward University Alumni Club (various locations)
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Throughout the process, there were squabbles about credits--Foreman's associate producer credit was dropped during his HUAC trial because he was seen as a liability for the studio.
In September of 1951, when folk singers who had supported the Republican cause were being ingeniously and maliciously designated "premature anti-fascists" by the HUAC, Sing Out
The Hollywood Ten were held in contempt of Congress for their non-responsive speechifying before HUAC and were later sentenced to a year in prison.
On 3 April 1942 the FBI summoned Lomax before the HUAC for questioning that "moved quickly to accusations and denials" about his so-called communist sympathies, apparently expressed by his involvement in the organisation People's Songs, his membership in the folk band The Weavers, and associations with other folk singers and activists such as Seeger and Guthrie, who had aroused deep interest from the FBI and HUAC.
Many on the political left, especially French communists, admired their courageous stand against the oppression of HUAC, and others were excited that the exiles would bring the expertise and prestige of Hollywood to European cinema.
Before the HUAC engagement, people sometimes regarded Seeger's optimism as childish and unrealistic, as a habit of mind inconsistent with the moral rigor of a serious person.
Called before HUAC in 1952, Hellman wrote to the committee, stating that she was willing to answer questions about herself if they would refrain from asking her about other people.
The caucus room in the Old House Office Building in Washington, where a sub-committee of the HUAC began a series of hearings on Cuba last month, looks pleasant.
The twenty-seven-minute video at the core of the installation Crisis and Critique, 2012, includes audio from the HUAC testimony dubbed over appropriated footage from German-language films of the 1930s and '40s--Fritz Lang's M (1931) and The Testament of Dr.
In a Lonely Place was released in May 1950, three years after the HUAC investigation of supposed Communist influence in Hollywood that eventually led to the imprisonment of the Hollywood Ten and a year before the renewal of the witch-hunt against so-called Hollywood subversives.
BBC News seconded the idea that Miller was an innocent bystander in the HUAC hearings when they reported that "it was his liberal views" and not any Communist sympathies that "caught him in the McCarthy anti-communist witch-hunt.
In doing so, Sklaroff emphasizes, they "worked within the tightest of spaces," hemmed in by inadequate budgets, racist resistance at the state level, the enforced "unity" of war mobilization, and the rising fide of intolerance of "un-American activities" that lead to HUAC and McCarthyism (2).