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  • emThe Road to the Wallem
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    The Road to the Wall

    Narrated by actor James Cagney, this 1962 U.S. Army film presented a critical history of Soviet communism beginning with a 1905 failed revolution up to the construction of the Berlin Wall.…

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  • Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays
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    Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays

    This Longines Chronoscope interview from December 1951 focuses on the issue of McCarthyism and the threat of communism in the United States. Arthur Garfield Hays was co-founder and general counsel of…

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  • Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy
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    Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy

    This is a 1952 episode of a public affairs interview program called “Longines Chronoscope” which aired on CBS between 1951 and 1955. Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is the guest. He…

    202 views
  • Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration
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    Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration

    In 1947, ten prominent members of the Hollywood film industry refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee on their suspected ties to communism. They were held in…

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  • Washington Journal Marvin Kalb Discusses His Book on Russia and Communism
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    Marvin Kalb on Russia and Communism

    Marvin Kalb talked about his book, The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956-Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia, on Communist Russia during 1956.

    781 views
  • emPatriotic Betrayalem
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    Patriotic Betrayal

    Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts the Central…

    1,984 views
  • Communism and Socialism
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    Communism and Socialism

    Scholars talked about the influence of communism and socialism around the world since the 1917 Russian Revolution. They also spoke about how socialism was viewed in the United States in the past and…

    587 views
  • Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike
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    Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike

    Jacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first Communist-led strike in the United States. Mr. Zumoff spoke about how the strike affected…

    344 views
  • emDupesem
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    Dupes

    Paul Kengor, political science professor at Grove City College, contends that numerous progressives have assisted America’s adversaries. The author examines connections to the Communist Party and…

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  • Discussion on Spy Couple Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
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    Soviet Spy Couple and the Atom Bomb

    Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the atom bomb to the Soviet Union in the 1950s. They spoke about the Rosenberg’s devotion to the…

    1,808 views
  • emOperation Correctionem
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    Operation Correction

    This American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California film is a response to the 1960 House Un-American Activities Committee film titled Operation Abolition. The narrator and…

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  • Reel America emOperation Abolitionem
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    Operation Abolition

    This House Un-American Activities Committee film documents events that took place at a field hearing in San Francisco’s City Hall from May 12-14, 1960. The field hearing was disrupted by protesters the…

    355 views
  • Senator Joe McCarthys Enemies from Within Speech
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    Senator Joe McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech

    Margaret Brennan talked about Senator Joseph McCarthy’s (R-WI) “Enemies from Within” speech and the impact it had on his political career. Senator McCarthy delivered the speech at a Lincoln Day dinner hosted by…

    2,259 views
  • After Words Allan Ryskind
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    After Words with Allan Ryskind

    Allan Ryskind, son of Marx Brothers screenwriter Morris Ryskind, talked about his book, Hollywood Traitors: Blacklisted Screenwriters - Agents of Stalin, Allies of Hitler, about the…

    1,786 views
  • Panel Discussion on LowWage Workers
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    Panel Discussion on Low-Wage Workers

    Panelists, including fast food workers, labor journalists, and community organizers, talked about organizing low-wage workers in the struggle for a living wage. This discussion was part of the…

    376 views
  • Communist Party National Convention Keynote Addresses
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    Communist Party National Convention, Keynote Addresses

    Chair Sam Webb and others delivered keynote addresses at the Communist Party USA’s 30th National Convention, held at the University of Illinois-Chicago. Mr. Webb talked about the 2014…

    1,584 views
  • QA with Anne Applebaum
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    Q&A with Anne Applebaum

    Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum talked about her book, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956. She used newly opened archives and conducted interviews to examine the effects of communist…

    2,215 views
  • Dialogue and Diplomacy in the ReaganGorbachev Era
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    Dialogue and Diplomacy in the Reagan-Gorbachev Era

    Panelists who worked closely with American and Soviet leadership explained their personal experiences at the end of the Cold War. They talked about the behind-the-scenes interactions…

    302 views
  • The Vietnam War Era
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    The Vietnam War Era

    Major Sean Sculley taught a course on American history from the late 19th century to the present at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point. In this lecture, he focused on the conflicting…

    864 views
  • President Kennedy in Berlin
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    President Kennedy in Berlin

    Newsreel footage was shown of President Kennedy visiting West Berlin and speaking to a crowd. A segment of the footage showed President Kennedy stating "ich bin ein Berliner". The reception…

    876 views
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