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The Hollywood Ten

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Photo of the Hollywood 10. Digital image. N.p., n.d. Web. 1 Mar. 2016.

This 1947 photo above features members of "The Hollywood Ten" many of whom would serve time in prison during the post-WWII "Red Scare".

Why were they convicted?

A

For conspiracy to commit treason in their attempt to share atomic energy secrets with The Soviet Union.

B

For contempt of Congress in refusing to cooperate with The House on Un-American Activities.

C

For writing and directing films that seemed to glorify the merits of Soviet life.

D

For perjury in lying about their associations with Soviet filmmakers.

E

For acting in both theatrical and film productions that were considered anti-American.