Thirty Years of Treason, Volume 1: Excerpts from Hearings before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, 1938–1968
Publisher: Blackstone Audiobooks
Date: May 2014
Duration: 13 hours 21 minutes
A fascinating look into the federal government’s anti-Communist investigations
The testimony that the author has gleaned for this book from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee focuses on HUAC’s treatment of artists, intellectuals, and performers. This highly readable and absorbing collection of significant excerpts from the hearings shows with painful clarity how HUAC grew from a panel that investigated possible subversive activities in a “dignified” manner to a huge, unrelenting accusatory finger from which almost no one was safe. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary record.
“[Portrays] a dark chapter in our nation’s history that needs to be remembered.”—Library Journal