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Thirty years of treason : excerpts from hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities 1938-1968: complete set.

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  • ISBN: 9781483040813 (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • ISBN: 148304081X (sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2460 min.)) : digital
  • Edition: Unabridged.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Blackstone Audio, Inc. : 2015.

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Digital content provided by hoopla.
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Read by a full cast.
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A chilling reenactment of the federal government's anti-Communist investigations. The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC's treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This highly readable and absorbing collection of significant excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a "dignified" manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary record.
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Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Subversive activities > United States.
Communism > United States.

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