The Committee for the First Amendment, a group of Hollywood Stars, stand outside the US Capitol building in Washington, DC to protest the House un-American Activities Committee's censorship of the film industry. Their involvement proved ineffective and
Actors (l.) Danny Kaye, June Havoc and Humphrey Bogart (standing) and Bogart& wife actress Lauren Bacall (sitting) listens intently to House Un-American Activities Committee Hearings on the presence of communists in the film industry.
Hollywood Ten- Convicted And Blacklisted For Being Communists. If they plead the 5th they were considered guilty. Appearance in front of HUCA with a lawyer aroused suspicion of guilt ( any lawyer who defended the Hollywood Ten was investigated as a possible Communist)....There Was No Blacklist We Just Made Sure They Never Worked Again-John Wayne 1976