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Title
Red probe
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Date Created and/or Issued
1952
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Charles Katz was a Los Angeles labor attorney. He was one of the chief defense attorneys in the case of the "Hollywood 10", a group of Hollywood writers, directors, and producers, who were accused by the House Committee for the Investigation of Un-American Activities of being Communists. The ten were cited for contempt of Congress, served time, and were blacklisted after refusing to answer HUAC questions about their alleged involvement with the Communist Party.
Charles Katz is shown at a hearing of the House Committee on Un-American Activities at the Los Angeles Federal Building. He is seated in front of several microphones. Two men are in chairs to his right. Photograph dated October 2, 1952.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00115803
Herald Examiner Collection
HE box 69
CARL0005345149
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/32037
Subject
Katz, Charles J
United States.--Congress.--House.--Committee on Un-American Activities
Anti-communist movements--United States
Lawyers--California--Los Angeles
Men--California--Los Angeles
Microphones
Los Angeles Evening Herald Express photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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