Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities 1938-1968; Complete Set

Thirty Years of Treason: Excerpts from Hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities 1938-1968; Complete Set

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ISBN-13: 9781483040868
Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.
Publication date: 12/09/2014
Product dimensions: 5.20(w) x 5.70(h) x (d)

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Eric Bentley is the author of Bentley on Brecht, What Is Theater?, and other volumes about drama. Born in England in 1916, he was inducted into the American Hall of Fame in 1998. He lives in New York City.


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Theodore Bikel (1924-2015) was an award-winning stage and screen actor, an activist for civil rights and progressive causes worldwide, and a singer whose voice won him critical acclaim. Some of his credits include The Defiant Ones, The Sound of Music, My Fair Lady, and Fiddler on the Roof.


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Dylan Thomas was born in Swansea, Wales on 27 October 1914. In 1934 his first book of poetry, Eighteen Poems appeared, followed by Twenty-five Poems in 1936, Deaths and Entrances in 1946 and in 1952 his final volume, Collected Poems. He also published many short stories, wrote filmscripts, broadcast stories and talks, did a series of lecture tours in the United States and wrote Under Milkwood, the radio play.

During his fourth lecture tour of the United States in 1953, a few days after his 39th birthday, he collapsed in his New York hotel and died on November 9th at St. Vincent's Hospital. His body was sent back to Laugharne, Wales, where his grave is marked by a simple wooden cross.

In June 1994, his wife, Caitlin Thomas, died in Italy, where she had spent most of the years of her life after the death of Dylan Thomas. Her body is buried next to his.

Table of Contents

From Martin Dies' Story (New York, 1963)From Inquisition in Eden by Alvah Bessie (New York, 1965)From Additional Dialogue: Letters of Dalton Trumbo, 1942-1962 (New York, 1970)IntroductionForeword1938: The Federal Theater Project - Hallie Flanagan1938: An Affidavit from Upton Sinclair1947: The Eislers - Gerhart Eisler1947: The Eislers - Ruth Fischer1947: The Eislers - Hanns Eisler1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Ayn Rand1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Adolphe Menjou1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Robert Taylor1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Ronald Reagan1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Gary Cooper1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - John Howard Lawson1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Edward Dmytryk1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Emmet Lavery1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Ring Lardner, Jr."The Truth about the 'Blacklist'" by Roy M. Brewer1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Bertolt Brecht1947: "Communist Infiltration of the Motion-Picture Industry" - Louis J. Russell1948: "Proposed Legislation to Curb or Control the Communist Party" - Arthur Garfield Hays1948: "Proposed Legislation to Curb or Control the Communist Party" - James Burnham1951 - "Communist Infiltration of Hollywood"1951 - March 21, 1951 - Larry Parks1951 - April 10, 1951 - Sterling Hayden1951 - April 25, 1951 - Edward Dmytryk1951 - May 22, 1951 - Jose Ferrer1951 - May 23, 1951 - Budd Shulberg1952 - January 28, 1952 - Michael Blankfort1952 - April 10, 1952 - Elia Kazan, Executive Hearing1952 - April 30, 1952 - Edward G. Robinson1952 - May 19-20, 1952 - Clifford Odets1952 - May 21, 1952 - Lillian Hellman1952 - November 12, 1952 - Abe Burrows"Plea for an Anti-Communist Faith"The Infiltration of Harvard1953 - February 26, 1953: Daniel J. Boorstin1953 - February 26, 1953: Granville HicksHollywood and Broadway (continued) - May 5, 1953: Jerome RobbinsHollywood and Broadway (continued) - May 6, 1953: Lionel StanderHollywood and Broadway (continued) - June 2, 1953: Lee J. CobbHollywood and Broadway (continued) - A Letter from Albert EinsteinHollywood and Broadway (continued) - Testimony of a Bishop1955 - Song and Dance1955 - August 18,1955: Pete Seeger1955 - October 14, 1955: Zero Mostel1956 - Unauthorized Use of United States Passports1957 - Communism in the Metropolitan Music School1958 - The New York Shakespeare Festival1966 - Assistance to Enemies of the United States in Time of Undeclared War1966 - August 19, 1966: Steven Cherkoss1968 - Subversive Involvement in Disruption of 1968 Democratic Party National Convention1968 - December 3, 1968: Renie Davis1968 - December 4, 1968: Dave DellingerAfterword 1Afterword 2

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