House Un-American Activities Committee
The House Un-American Activities Committee interfered in American cultural life through its questioning of actors, directors, and others who produced movies in Hollywood. The effect of this questioning was the Hollywood blacklist, and was felt far beyond Hollywood.
Jackie Robinson was called before the House Un-American Activities Committee, specifically stating that he was not a Communist.
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... In the early 1950s, he was called to testify before the House Committee on Un-American Activities (HUAC), suspected of Communist sympathies ...
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