Committee on Un-American Activities

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Committee on Un-American Activities

  • 1963 ----- b & w ----- 44 min ----- 16mm
  • (Historical Collection) Historic survey of the committee. Shows documented statements of its supporters and its critics including Urban Whitaker, Phillip Burton and James Roosevelt. Probes activities of committee in such events as the suicide of a Stanford research scientist, charge of communism against the mayor of Los Angeles, Frank Wilkinson's refusal to answer questions and his arrest. Raises as a moral dilemma which Americans must solve: how to protect freedom without destroying it.
  • Topics: (History: American, Political Science: American)