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Title
Witness tells of death threat at Red probe
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1951
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
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.
Type
Image
Format
1 photograph :b&w
Photographic prints
Identifier
00041007
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 7832
CARL0000045346
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/13657
Subject
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

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