The Red Scare
By: Halie Schmitt
Another Red Scare?
Is communism taking over?
Senator Joseph McCarthy
President Harry S Truman
Good: House Committee on Un-American Activity, Loyalty Review Board
Bad: Julius & Ethel Rosenberg, Alger Hiss, Hollywood Ten
They were investigated by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) because there were charges that Hollywood was full of Communists.
The Hollywood 10 decided to go to jail rather than answer HUAC's questions.
They were later blacklisted, denied from work, and their careers were destroyed.