Tag Archives: HUAC

The Blacklist: Lena Horne + Paul Robeson

During the Communist witch-hunts, Lena Horne was forced to choose between her career and her friendships — including her relationship with her mentor and friend Paul Robeson, the “singer, actor and political firebrand.” [You Must Remember This podcast] http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/2016/5/16/stormy-weather-lena-horne-paul-robeson-blacklist-episode-12

The Blacklist: On the Waterfront: Elia Kazan

Elia Kazan eventually decided that naming names before the House Un-American Activities Committee was the lesser of two evils, but he hated the decision the rest of his life. [You Must Remember This podcast] http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/2016/5/23/on-the-waterfront-elia-kazan-blacklist-episode-13

The Blacklist: The Trials of the Hollywood Ten

In 1947, ten “unfriendly” witnesses refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee about Communism in Hollywood. They believed the Constitution would protect them. http://www.youmustrememberthispodcast.com/episodes/blacklist-hollywood-ten

“The African Queen” restored Humphrey Bogart, Katharine Hepburn and John Huston’s public images after speaking out against the House Un-American Activities Committee

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