House Un-American Activities Committee

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The House Un-American Activities Committee was a Committee of the US House of Representatives created in 1938 to investigate allegations of subversion and communist activity. It was renamed the House Internal Security Committee in 1969, and ultimately abolished in 1975.[1]





External Resources

  • Saul Bellow, Julian Bond, Irving Howe, Robert Lowell, and Daniel Bell, et al., HUAC, New York Review of Books, 8 September 1966.


  1. House Un-American Activities Committee, The Eleanor Roosevelt Papers Project, George Washington University, accessed 28 April 2012.
  2. Harvey Levenstein, Communism, Anticommunism and the CIO, Greenwood Press, 1981, p.134.
  3. Ted Morgan, A Covert Life - Jay Lovestone: Communist, Anti-Communist and Spymaster, Random House, 1999, p.139.