BLACKLISTING AND THE HUAC's Communist Witch-Hunt


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Someone protesting HUAC
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Here is a time line I created which shows several important events involving HUAC and McCarthy's power and Anti-Communist obsession from the 1930's to the 1950's
Please note that when an event is dated "January 1st" it means that this event went on throughout the year given

The Hollywood Ten


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Hearing for Hollywood Ten
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Free the Hollywood 10! protesters
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Hollywood 10 (pluss 2)
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Hollywood 10 (minus 3)


Here is a list of the Hollywood Ten as well as their jobs in the entertainment industry. Notice most who were blacklisted were screen writers. Actors, producers, and directors were blacklisted less.

Herb Block's (Herblock) Political Cartoons

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Herblock, or Herb Lock drew many political cartoons throughout the Cold War and focused on HUAC and McCarthy mainly
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on back of car: "Committee on Un-American Activities Caption: "It's okay....we're hunting Communists"

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"Have A Care Sir" McCarthy to Eisenhower
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"Fire!" Hysteria Cartoon


More of Herb Block's Political Cartoons
On this sight you will find many of his cartoons involving the "Communist Witch-Hunt" and about a paragraph explaining each one's meaning.



Edward R. Murrow for "Good Night, and Good Luck" (2005) on freedom of speech, and McCarthy

I got a lot of my ideas for this project from this movie, however it is slightly dramatized.