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Blacklisted! : Hollywood, the Cold War, and the First Amendment

Author: Larry Dane Brimner
Publisher: Honesdale, Pennsylvania : Calkins Creek, an imprint of Highlights, ©2018 [2018]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Recounts the 1947 government investigation into the motion picture industry by the House Un-American Activities Committee.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
History
Instructional and educational works
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Larry Dane Brimner
ISBN: 9781620916032 1620916037
OCLC Number: 1055765972
Description: 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Summoned to Washington --
The government investigates its own citizens --
Taking the stand : taking a stand --
Verdict --
After their fall.
Responsibility: Larry Dane Brimner.

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