Second report, un-American activities in Washington State, 1948.

by Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities. in [Olympia

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Running title: Transcript of Proceedings of the Un-American Activities Committee [July 19-23, 1948]

Other titlesUn-American activities in Washington State.
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LC ClassificationsHX91.W3 A5 1948a
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 406 p.
Number of Pages406
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Open LibraryOL16485523M

Read the essential details about the Un-American Activities Committee. The main objective of the HUAC was the investigation of un-American and subversive activities. Soon after his appointment Dies received a telegram from the Ku Klux Klan: "Every true American, and that includes every Klansman, is behind you and your committee in its effort to turn the country back to the honest, freedom. In , Whittaker Chambers testified before the House Un-American Activities Committee, naming 18 current and former government employees who were Communist spies or sympathizers. One of those named was Alger Hiss, who had worked in Roosevelt's Department of Justice, the State Department, and later helped write the U.N. Charter. (Annual Report, Committee on Un-American Activities, for year , Feb, , pp, 16). As I have stated on several occasions, specifically in my book The Cry Is Peace, the use of the names of outstanding scientists was of great value to the conspiracy in persuading lesser men in this field to engage in espionage as well as infiltration. In August , before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, a Time Magazine editor named Whittaker Chambers identified himself as a member of the Communist Party underground in the s, and named a number of former and current U.S. Government officials as secret communists. One of them was Alger Hiss, a former State Department.

In , she moved on to a job teaching second grade in Wayland (she would relocate to town in ), and the party ceased to be her outlet for activism. She stopped paying party dues and joined Author: Alex Kingsbury. August 3, Whittaker Chambers testifies before an executive session of the House Un-American Activities Committee. Chambers identifies Hiss as a member of an underground Communist group in the late s. Chambers says that he tried to convince Hiss to join in his break from the party, but that Hiss "absolutely refused.". On J , a subcommittee of the Committee on Un-American Activities met in Washington, D.C., to continue its hearings on subversive influences in riots, looting, and burning. These hearings, part 5 of the series, concern events related to the Buffalo, N.Y., riot of June   Mr. TANENHAUS: It was originally formed in as a subcommittee on un-American activities, chaired by Martin Dies, a Texas Democrat, interestingly. The idea was to pursue subversion, both Communist and fascist.

  Republicans won congressional majorities for the first time in 15 years after the elections. The 80th Congress (–) quickly sent to the states for ratification a constitutional amendment limiting Presidents to two terms, and it reined in trade unions with the Taft-Hartley Labor-Management Relations Act. But foreign policy dominated this Congress, as it reaffirmed America’s .   The National Committee to Defeat the Mundt Bill AKA "NCDMB" () was an American organization that sought to oppose passage of the Mundt-Nixon Bill and subject of a page report of the House Un-American Activities Committee, two of whose members were US Representatives Karl E. Mundt and Richard M. Nixon. Max Lowenthal, B.A. () University of Minnesota, J.D. () Harvard Law School; attorney and lifelong public servant. A close associate of Felix Frankfurter, Harry Truman and Louis Brandeis, he served on the National Committee on Law Observance and Enforcement (the Wickersham Commission), the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, and the Interstate Commerce .   Richard Nixon, The Life by John A. Farrell A Book Report by Bobby Everett Smith J Spoiler Alert Setting White House, Washington, D.C. and around the world, to Characters Richard Nixon, 37th President of the United States in and competitor for President with Jack in Pat Nixon, First Lady, [ ].

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