Red All Over: An Artist Looks Back At McCarthyism

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MomentUs attempts to review what we used to call “defining moments,” until the phrase came to be plugged into every profile of a pol whose “compelling personal story” isn’t.

You can quibble with some choices [The Birth of The National Parks? Really?] but our favorite, McCarthyism is represented.

In there is something labeled “Hollywood,” which let’s pretend is a winking reference to the endlessly replicated fable that McCarthy had anything to do with the Hollywood Ten.

haunting glimpses of the HUAC trial hearings with the Hollywood Ten, led by Senator Joseph McCarthy

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