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Raised heads and straightened backs illustrate the tense reaction to shocking testimony today as Film Writer Martin Berkeley (arrow) tells members of House Un-American Activities Committee that he and his family were threatened with death if he named any Communist figures in Hollywood. The room at the Federal Building was crowded with spectators (right background) and newspaper reporters (foreground) besides witnesses and probers. September 19, 1951.
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Berkeley, Martin United States.--Congress.--House Hollywood Ten Anti-communist movements--United States Authors, American Blacklisting of authors--United States Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs