Arthur Asher Miller
Biography by Joshua White
Extremely successful in that he achieved many awards including multiple Tony Awards and the J.F.K. award for Lifetime Achievement.
The Crucible was an insightful criticism of social and political paranoia set during the Salem Witch Trials which is identical to McCarthy hunting down communists accusing Miller, indirectly similar to the "witch hunt" in the Salem Trials.
Miller was summoned before the HUAC, accused to be a communist, and blacklisted by the Federal Government.
Miller was charged with contempt of Congress, however, the conviction was overturned.
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