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The Doctor: Edward Barsky

Phillip Deery

in Red Apple: Communism and McCarthyism in Cold War New York

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780823253685
eISBN:
9780823261246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823253685.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter examines the political persecution of a prominent New York doctor, Edward Barsky, during his encounter with McCarthyism. Because of his refusal to surrender to the House Committee on ... More


The 1947 Hearings of the Committee on Un-American Activities

Larry Ceplair and Christopher Trumbo

in Dalton Trumbo: Blacklisted Hollywood Radical

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813146805
eISBN:
9780813154770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813146805.003.0009
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

As part of Congress’s Cold War strategy, members of the House Committee on Un-American Activities launched a full-scale investigation of Communist infiltration of the motion picture industry. ... More


Juno (1957–1959)

Howard Pollack

in Marc Blitzstein: His Life, His Work, His World

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199791590
eISBN:
9780199949625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791590.003.0022
Subject:
Music, History, American, Popular

This chapter discusses Blitzstein’s testimony before an executive session held by the House Committee on Un-American Activities in 1958, and his last completed dramatic work, Juno, a musical ... More


Communist Infiltration

James E. Moliterno

in The American Legal Profession in Crisis: Resistance and Responses to Change

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199917631
eISBN:
9780199332847
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199917631.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics, Legal History

This chapter examines the crisis brought about by the American legal profession's efforts to resist the infiltration of communism and communists. The legal profession became as inflamed with a fear ... More


“Then Came the Conversion,” 1947–1949

Gregory S. Taylor

in The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049205
eISBN:
9780813050072
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With the onset of the Cold War and the Second Red Scare, Crouch saw an opportunity to earn money by testifying against his former comrades. He did so before the House Committee on Un-American ... More


Alice Kessler-Harris, A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman. New York: Bloomsbury Press, 2012. 439 pp.

Anat Helman

in Jews and Their Foodways

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780190265427
eISBN:
9780190461935
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190265427.003.0021
Subject:
Religion, Judaism

This chapter describes Alice Kessler-Harris’s biography of Lillian Hellman, A Difficult Woman: The Challenging Life and Times of Lillian Hellman. Hellman was an American dramatist and screenwriter ... More


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