House Committee on Un-American Activities Re-Evaluated

A panel discussion was held to re-evaluate the House Committee on Un-American Activities, using new information from formerly closed… read more

A panel discussion was held to re-evaluate the House Committee on Un-American Activities, using new information from formerly closed archives. After their papers were presented, Mr. Leab and Mr. Haynes provided commentary. Then the panelists responded to questions from members of the audience. Mr. Haynes moderated.

Vernon Pedersen talked about “Terminal Hearing: The House Committee on Un’American Activities and the Death of Jerry J. O’Connell.” Veronica Wilson talked about “Cold War Patriarch: The Several Lives of FBI Informant Herbert Philbrick.” Jason Roberts talked about “Behind the Curtain: HUAC Investigator Robert Stripling and the Alger Hiss Case.”

The 102nd annual meeting of the Organization of American Historians was held Wednesday, April 7 to Saturday, April 10, 2010. The panel “Investigators and Witnesses: The House Committee on Un‑American Activities (HUAC) Revisited” was held 1:45 p.m. April 8 at the Hilton Washington. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
May 15, 2010
Last Aired:
May 16, 2010

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  • May 15, 2010 | 12:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 15, 2010 | 6:53pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2010 | 12:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 16, 2010 | 6:53am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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