A Shadow of Red: Communism and the Blacklist in Radio and Television

by

Write The First Customer Review

Tracing the mayhem caused by a handful of anti-Communist watchdogs who in 1950 created the blacklist in radio and TV, David Everitt makes clear that the conflict over free speech was not a simplistic morality tale of persecutors and the persecuted, as routinely portrayed. The blacklisters, though excessive and destructive, were not deluded hunters of an imaginary menace. A Shadow of Red is a cautionary tale about civil liberties in a time of emergency, and a vivid example of the polarized political battle over who controls ...

A Shadow of Red: Communism and the Blacklist in Radio and Television 2007, Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9781566635752

Hardcover

Select