The Cold War: Communist Influence In Hollywood

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Widespread fear during the Cold War produced a restraint of freedoms in the United States, including freedom of speech and freedom of political association.
The Cold War brought feelings of the fear of communism to head with McCarthyism and the House Un-American Activities Council (HUAC), which led to the restriction of political association. HUAC investigated the alleged communist influence in Hollywood. In Trumbo, HUAC questioned Dalton Trumbo and the Hollywood Ten because they supposedly inserted propaganda for the Communist Party into films. The studio directors enforced a blacklist that included more than 200 screenwriters, directors, and actors accused of communist ties by HUAC. In this way, anyone speaking in favor of communism or against
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