House Un-American Activities Committee

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2014

    Legendary Texas Punk Tim Kerr's Tribute to Folk Hero Pete Seeger

    This morning the world woke up to sad news. Pete Seeger, folk singer and hero of the working class, has died. He was 94. If you don't know it already, everyone ought to learn today about how Pete Seeger was dragged before the House Un-American Activities Committee and refused to testify but offered ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 27, 2010

    Nat Hentoff: I Was an Extremist for the N.Y. Times

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. October 22, 1970, Vol. XV, No. 43 I was an extremist for the N.Y. Times By Nat Hentoff On October 14, Representative Richard Ichord, chairman of the House Internal Security Committee, released a committee report listing 65 speakers at ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 20, 2010

    Chicago 1968: Things Start to Get Ugly

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. August 29, 1968, Vol. XIII, No. 46 Outside the Arena: Prelims are Bloody by Paul Cowan and Jack Newfield CHICAGO -- The lid blew off Monday night. In the Amphitheatre: Hubert Humphrey made his pact with the South and John Connally be ... More >>

  • Voice Choices

    March 16, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 27, 2009

    Clip Job: HUAC and the Klansmen

    ​Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. November 4, 1965, Vol. XI, No. 3 HUAC and the Klansmen: Case Study in Futility By Paul Cowan WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Day after day a plainly dressed witness, an Imperial Dragon, or Grand Nighthawk, a Kludd, or some other officer of the K ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 15, 2009

    Miriam Friedlander's Good Fight

    ​Miriam Friedlander, the spirited former councilwoman from the Lower East Side, died last week at 95, and we would count ourselves enormously lucky should her type come this way again. She was a tiny spitfire, a true product of the American Left who once faced down then-Attorney General Ro ... More >>

  • Film

    July 15, 2009

    Bogart's In A Lonely Place at Film Forum

    Playing a tortured writer in a paranoid Hollywood, Bogie kicks off Film Forum's Nick Ray fest

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    The Un-American Activity of Peacemongering

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. December 6, 1962, Vol. VIII, No. 7 HUAC Summons 'Peace' Women Several New York housewives have been subpoenaed to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee next week on possible Communist infiltration of the peace movement. T ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 6, 2008

    The Outrageousness of HUAC

    Clip Job: an excerpt every day from the Voice archives. July 9, 1958, Vol. III, No. 37 Achieving the Obvious By Nat Hentoff A Boston city-planner I know recently returned from a Washington conference on metropolitan affairs and reported as the quote of the conference: "Politics is the art of ac ... More >>

  • News

    October 16, 2007

    The Judge and the G-Man

    A radical on the bench weighs an FBI agent's fate

  • Film

    August 22, 2006

    The Science of Bleep

    Snappy doc exposes rating-board secrets

  • Film

    September 27, 2005

    Celebrity Journalist

    Confessions of a Democratic Mind: George Clooney presses for freedom of the press

  • Film

    March 8, 2005
  • Theater

    February 8, 2005

    Arthur Miller


  • Theater

    February 8, 2005
  • Film

    November 16, 2004

    Noir Genius Exam

    Quiz me deadly: mirrors, lost highways, and afternoon sex

  • Film

    October 26, 2004

    Still a Contender

    Guilt, self-justification, and Brando's career performance in Kazan's 50-year-old classic

  • Dance

    July 20, 2004
  • News

    June 24, 2003

    Forgotten Ones

    A Red-Baited Optometrist Records a Neighborhood

  • NYC Life

    May 13, 2003
  • News

    March 25, 2003

    When Doves Cry

    Oscar Declares War on the War

  • News

    August 27, 2002

    The Soldier of the Constitution

    Keeping the FBI Lawful

  • Specials

    August 6, 2002
  • News

    July 30, 2002
  • NYC Life

    June 4, 2002

    Put Out More Flags

    Shopping in Americaland

  • News

    January 23, 2001

    The Man Who Stood Up to Bobby Kennedy

    Alone on the Floor of the House

  • News

    April 11, 2000

    When Being Italian was a Crime

    During World War II, some 10,000 Italian immigrants in America were displaced. Another 50,000 lived under curfew. Others spent months or years in internment camps.

  • Music

    July 7, 1998