Artists and Writers as Activists: Remembering the McCarthy Hearings

Artists and Writers as Activists: Remembering the McCarthy Hearings by @marcstrausbooks #activists #artists #writers

I was just a pre-teen in the early 1950s, but I was old enough to remember quite vividly the McCarthy hearings on TV. In the midst of the Cold War, Senator Joseph McCarthy sought to identify Soviet spies and sympathizers who worked in the U.S. government and other high-profile industries, particularly Hollywood filmmaking and television. …

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