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Will we raise up a new fear mongering Un-American Activities Hearings As We Did in 1950s?

It was a strange time – one that some today would like to start again. Fear of others, is a great way to keep people’s eyes off the fact that you are shipping their jobs overseas, or moving to make this or that group second-class citizens. Keep your eyes and ears open.

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British Pathé archive: Ronald Reagan testifies at the House Un-American Activities Committee

Hollywood stars – including future president Ronald Reagan – give testimony before the anti-communist House Un-American Activities Committee in 1947. It was chaired by J Parnell Thomas, who would later be convicted for fraud

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