Essays Tagged: "HUAC"

Film Review of The Manchurian Candidate

e character of Johnny Iselin closely portrays Senator Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, who, along with HUAC, the CIA, and the FBI blacklisted many notoriously leftist politicians and Hollywood peoples in ...

(2 pages) 76 0 5.0 May/2002

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Mccarthyism by A Myan.

Joseph McCarthy had even come to national attention. The House Committee of Un-American Activities (HUAC), established in 1945 is best known for anti-Communist investigations, called witch-hunts by th ... sion, radio, and theater were fired as a result of the blacklist. The blacklist developed after the HUAC, held public hearings to investigate the influence of Communists in the motion picture industry ...

(4 pages) 129 1 4.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Hollywood Blacklist

was a great fear of Communism in America and abroad. The House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC) was created in 1938 as a means to investigate and weed out Communists and Communist supporters ... of the blacklist. Suspected Communist sympathizers went through a horrifying experience during the HUAC hearings, as they were constantly and consistently harassed by the FBI and other agencies and p ...

(7 pages) 55 0 5.0 Oct/2004

Subjects: Law & Government Essays

Joseph McCarthy

The public supported the actions of HUAC and McCarthy because they feared the spread of Communism. They believed the HUAC would keep com ...

(1 pages) 19 0 0.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

"On The Waterfront"

to justify director Elia Kazan's actions infront of the House Of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Behind the thin mask of his low budget film, Kazan displays his resoning in naming names to t ... for communism, Kazan creates a replica of the sticky situation he found himself in while infront of HUAC.Kazan successfully draws obvious connections between the two situations in no descrete manor. H ...

(2 pages) 31 0 2.0 May/2006

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

Briefly describe the Federal Employee Loyalty Program, the House Committee on Un-American Activities' investigation of the movie industry, and the His-Chambers case.

an Activities Committee, and the Hiss-Chambers case emerged to highlight such paranoia.In 1947, the HUAC held publicized investigations to prove that the government, under Democratic rule, allowed com ... program became a signal throughout the executive branch to launch a major assault on subversion.The HUAC, the Hiss-Chambers case, and the Federal Employee Loyalty Program demonstrated American devotio ...

(2 pages) 12 0 0.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Presidents

Comparison between McCarthyism and Salem Witch Trials

which was presided over by J., Parnell Thomas from the 1940s to the 1950s, first originated in the HUAC (House of Un-American Activities Committee), and was based on the Republican ideas of the U.S. ...

(3 pages) 28 0 0.0 Feb/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History > North American Wars


ry to the expectations the same as during Salem which trails happened.McCarthyism originated in the HUAC (House of Un-American Activities Committee) chaired by J. Parnell Thomas. The HUAC began an inv ...

(3 pages) 50 1 2.3 May/2007

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Women In Third World

In March 1947 the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) came to Hollywood to expose communist influence in the film industry. HUAC was invited to Los ... eutrality is impossible…anyone who is not fighting Communism is HELPING Communism." By 1951, HUAC had obtained more then 300 names of communists and communist sympathizers. The major studios be ... either depicted as extremely un-feminine, downright unattractive, or nearly nymphomaniacs. Because HUAC was investigating alleged communist subversion in Hollywood, studios were intense pressure to d ...

(6 pages) 14 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

American History

cept of communism. There were a well knows committee called House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC), the well known anti-communist investigation committee. Also, in 1950, there was a federal law ... s. Even though the story in the film has nothing related to the communist party, but as part of the HUAC and McCarran Act, the government had to pay close attention to his activities. Second, the stor ...

(5 pages) 21 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Crucible and McCarthyism

e Crucible, written in 1953, has been commonly regarded as an anti-McCarthyistic play. Although the HUAC trials provoked Arthur Miller to write The Crucible, his intention was not to directly attack M ... ccusations and verdicts that have occurred in various cultures and times.There is no doubt that the HUAC trials influenced Miller in his decision to write a play about the Salem witch trials of 1692. ...

(5 pages) 17 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

How does Arthur Miller create tension in the "Trial Scene" of "The Crucible"?

of former members of the American Communist Party to the House of un-American Activities Committee (HUAC). Miller was himself blacklisted by Hollywood when he refused to testify in front of the HUAC. ...

(5 pages) 3634 0 3.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: History Term Papers

Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare

art a nuclear holocaust if they used atomic bombs.The House Un-American Activities Committee or the HUAC began to investigate communist organizations. The HUAC investigated Hollywood actors, writers, ... lly televised. Many Americans watched as people fought their case against the entire senate and the HUAC. If you were on a list such as this one you were considered "Blacklisted." Usually once a man o ...

(3 pages) 23 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History


ernment, communist books, and the United States Army.The House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) had been investigating the Hollywood Motion Picture Industry and the rest of the entertainment ... beginning in 1938. Prior to McCarthy's reign and leadership in the anti-communism witch-hunts, the HUAC were leaders in eliminating suspected communist people and activities. They held hearings and q ...

(5 pages) 35 1 4.5 Oct/2009

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Government

The Hollywood Blacklist

gh-ranking Hollywood professionals (Rose 401). In 1947, The House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) started to convene some of these professionals following allegations that their productions we ... ese professionals following allegations that their productions were communist-motivated (Rose 401). HUAC formed by congress in 1937, was a committee involved in the investigation of radical groups lik ...

(3 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies