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THE COLD WAR AT HOME Fear of the Reds. Loyalty Review Board 1947 by Truman Federal Employee Loyalty Program & Loyalty Review Board Dismiss disloyal.

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1 THE COLD WAR AT HOME Fear of the Reds

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3 Loyalty Review Board 1947 by Truman Federal Employee Loyalty Program & Loyalty Review Board Dismiss disloyal employees investigated 3.2 million people

4 House of Un-American Activities (HUAC) Investigate Communist Influence 1947 Investigated movie industry Sneaking propaganda in movies

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6 Hollywood Ten 10 men Refused to testify Believed hearings were unconstitutional Sent to prison

7 Hollywood Blacklist By Hollywood executives List of people condemned for Communist background 500 actors, writer, producers, directors Could no longer work Careers ruined

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9 Alger Hiss 1948 Accused of spying for the Soviets Sent to prison for perjury

10 Ethel and Julius Rosenberg 1950 Implicated in Klaus Fuchs case Accused and convicted of espionage Sentenced to death

11 Joseph McCarthy Sen. from Wisconsin Communists were taking over the government Unsupported accusations

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15 McCarthyism Footage of McCarthyism https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MnUf30oefQw He may be a Communist if… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWeZ5SKXvj8


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