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The Resource Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner

Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner

Label
Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment
Title
Blacklisted!
Title remainder
Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment
Statement of responsibility
Larry Dane Brimner
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee
  • World War II is over, but tensions between the communist Soviet Union and the US are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of 19 men--all from the film industry--who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities. All 19 believe that the committee's investigations into their political views and personal associations are a violation of their First Amendment rights. When the first 10 of these men refuse to give the committee the simple answers it wants, they are cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted
Cataloging source
NjBwBT
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Brimner, Larry Dane
Dewey number
323
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
E743.5
LC item number
.B735 2018
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • bibliography
  • filmographies
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  • United States
  • Communism and motion pictures
  • Blacklisting of entertainers
  • Blacklisting of authors
  • Communism
  • Motion picture industry
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145), filmography (page 145), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summoned to Washington -- The government investigates its own citizens -- Taking the stand : taking a stand -- Verdict -- After their fall
Control code
ocn1055765972
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781620916032
Lccn
2018931176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations
Label
Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 143-145), filmography (page 145), and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Summoned to Washington -- The government investigates its own citizens -- Taking the stand : taking a stand -- Verdict -- After their fall
Control code
ocn1055765972
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
171 pages
Isbn
9781620916032
Lccn
2018931176
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Other physical details
illustrations

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