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Legislative recommendations by House Committee on Un-American Activities

Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service.

Legislative recommendations by House Committee on Un-American Activities

subsequent action taken by Congress or executive agencies. A research study by Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress. Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress, second session.

by Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Internal security -- United States.,
    • Legislation -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      ContributionsUnited States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF4850 .A25 1960
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 127, iv p.
      Number of Pages127
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5840532M
      LC Control Number61060361

      House Committee on Un-American Activities press release for a hearing on communist influences in the motion picture industry, Septem House Un-American Activities Committee preparing to question actor Gary Cooper as a witness, photograph by Acme Photographs for New York World-Telegram and the Sun, October The House Un-American Activities Committee was empowered for more than three decades to investigate "subversive" activity in American society. The committee began operating in , but its greatest impact came following World War II, when it engaged in a highly publicized crusade against suspected communists.

      "House Concurrent Resolution, No. 10" from Washington State Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities, First Report: Un-American Activities in Washington State (Olympia, ), v-vii and Washington State Legislature, Journal of the House: 30th Session (Olympia, ), This bill created the Canwell Committee.   Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich is calling for the creation of a new House Committee on Un-American Activities, invoking the infamous "Red Scare"-era .

      Called before a subcommittee of the House Un-American Activities Committee, John Thomas Watkins, an Illinois labor union organizer, readily answered questions about himself and others he knew to be active in the Communist Party, but he refused to speak about former associates not engaged in communist activities. He was convicted of contempt of Congress. "The Committee on Un-American Activities, as a whole or by subcommittee, is authorized to make from time to time investigations of (i) the extent, character, and objects of un-American propaganda activities in the United States, (ii) the diffusion within the United States of subversive and un-American propaganda that is instigated from foreign.


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Legislative recommendations by House Committee on Un-American Activities: subsequent action taken by Congress or Executive agencies (a research study by legislative reference service of the Library of Congress).

[Library of Congress. Legislative Reference Service.; United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.]. House. Committee on Un-American Activities: Legislative recommendations by House Committee on Un-American Activities: subsequent action taken by Congress or executive agencies (a research study by Legislative Reference Service of the Library of Congress): Committee on Un-American Activities, House of Representatives, Eighty-sixth Congress.

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