The Second Red Scare in the United States. Fear and Loathing in the States 1945-1955. Essential Questions. Discuss the impact of the Cold War on society and culture in the United States. Describe the rise of McCarthyism and its effect on domestic and foreign policy in the United States.
Fear and Loathing in the States 1945-1955
Walt Disney testified that communists had infiltrated Disney’s animation staff as evidence by the artist’s attempt to unionize and go on strike.
Actor Gary Cooper “I have turned down quite a few scripts because I thought they were tinged with communistic ideas.”