The Second Red Scare. PowerPoint by Mr. Hataway Created January 28, 2012. Today, I will learn How American society reflected the fears of the nuclear age. I will learn it by Listening to lecture and taking Cornell Notes I have learned it when I can
PowerPoint by Mr. Hataway
Created January 28, 2012
“Are you now or have you ever been. . . .”
“Hollywood Ten” (And two lawyers)
Nixon inspects examines microfilm Hiss case
The Rosenbergs were the first U.S. citizens executed for espionage
McCarthy chaired the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations 1953-1954.
Ah, the Fifties. A time of innocence (no swearing in movies, but everybody smoked!), yet also a time of conformity, the height of the Cold War, an inherent distrust of intellectuals, fear of nuclear annihilation and Communism! What’s not to like?