Category Archives: Hollywood Ten

Slate: Karina Longworth- ‘The Hollywood Ten Paid The Price For Refusing to Answer The $64 Question’

Source:The Daily Review  “The hearings on what the House Un-American Activities Committee called “the communist infiltration of the motion-picture industry” began on Oct. 20, 1947. At the insistence of lawyers representing the 19 “unfriendly” witnesses brought before the committee, the … Continue reading

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The Hollywood Reporter: Video: Victims of Hollywood’s Blacklist

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I don’t think there’s anything more Un-American and Un-liberal democratic as punishing people simply because of what they believe and their politics. But that is what the U.S. … Continue reading

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Matthew Hormann: Video: The Hollywood Ten, 1950

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress I don’t want to sound overly partisan here, but this was one of the ugliest anti-American, anti-liberal democratic, illiberal periods in American history. Where Americans were judged by … Continue reading

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Jnuss Bau: Video: The Hollywood Blacklist: 1947-1960

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on WordPress The late 1940s and all the way up to at least the mid-1950s or so was one of the most fascist illiberal and anti-liberal democratic periods of our … Continue reading

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