Mr Eric Allen Johnston testifies before the House Committee on Un-American Activities in Washington DC.
Washington DC USA Date:1947, October Duration:5 min 46 sec Sound:Yes
The House Committee of Un-American Activities (HUAC or HCUA) an Investigating Committee of the United States House of Representatives, questions Hollywood executives about communist propaganda. Head of Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) Mr Eric Allen Johnston testifies. He says about John Howard Lawson, that he wouldn't employ him if he was a declared communist. He said he would never support communist related persons or ideas. He says that they are said to be 'war mongers' by Mr McDowels. He said the program should be according to rights of Americans for fair trial. He talks about Howard Rushmore. He condemns parties based on hate and says he will never praise those who work with unconstitutional means. He addresses Mr Richard B Vail and says that American Motion Pictures reach every part of world and it would make bad affect if it would reflect pro communist ideas and would harm world peace.
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