The Resource Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner, (ebook)

Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner, (ebook)

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Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment
Title
Blacklisted!
Title remainder
Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment
Statement of responsibility
Larry Dane Brimner
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Language
eng
Summary
Sibert award-winning author Larry Dane Brimner follows in vivid detail the story of nineteen men from the film industry who were investigated for suspected communist ties during the Cold War, and the ten who were blacklisted for standing up for their First Amendment rights and refusing to cooperate. World War II is over, but tensions between communist Soviet Union and the U.S. are at an all-time high. In America, communist threats are seen everywhere and a committee is formed in the nation's capital to investigate those threats. Larry Dane Brimner follows the story of nineteen men-all from the film industry-who are summoned to appear before the House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities. All nineteen believe that the committee's investigations into their political views and personal associations are a violation of their First Amendment rights. When the first ten of these men refuse to give the committee the simple answers it wants, they are cited for contempt of Congress and blacklisted. Brimner brings the story of the trial and its consequences to life, giving readers an in-depth look at what it's like to fight for the most basic of our Constitutional rights
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Midwest
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Brimner, Larry Dane
Dewey number
  • 323
  • 973.92
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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dictionaries
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Communism and motion pictures
  • Blacklisting of entertainers
  • Blacklisting of authors
  • Communism
  • Motion picture industry
  • Communism
  • Motion picture industry
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adult
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Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner, (ebook)
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multicolored
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text
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781684371440
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(electronic bk.)
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computer
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rdamedia
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c
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MWT12258577
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12258577
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MWT12258577
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment, Larry Dane Brimner, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781684371440
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Publisher number
MWT12258577
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
12258577
System control number
MWT12258577
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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