Thirty Years of Treason, Vol. 2: Excerpts from Hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938–1968
Date: July 2014
Duration: 12 hours 17 minutes
A chilling reenactment of the Federal government’s anti-Communist investigations
Eric Bentley has chosen highlights from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee to demonstrate HUAC’s focus on artists, intellectuals, and performers. Volume 2: 1951–1952 includes the testimonies of Clifford Odets, Edward G. Robinson, Elia Kazan, Jose Ferrer, Bud Schulberg, Sterling Hayden, Abe Burroughs, Lillian Hellman, and many others. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary record.
“[Portrays] a dark chapter in our nation’s history that needs to be remembered.”—Library Journal