The Red Scare

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Cuban Missile Crisis

October 1962

This standoff took place for 13 days. This was over the installation of nuclear-armed Soviet missiles on Cuba. The United States enacted a naval blockade around Cuba. This possible nuclear war was avoided when Soviet leaders offered to remove the Cuban missiles if the US would agree not to invade Cuba.

THE REDS ARE COMING TO GET YOU

Hollywood Ten

October 1947

This event was when ten motion-picture producers, directors, and screenwriters appeared before the House Un-American Activities Committee. They refused to answer questions regarding possible communist affiliations. This led to their time in prison under charges of contempt.

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MADNESS