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0 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 50 out of 5 0.00 (0 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Eric Bentley Narrator: Theodore Bikel, Orson Scott Card, Harlan Ellison Publisher: Skyboat Media Format: Audio Theater Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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A chilling reenactment of the federal government’s anti-Communist investigations

Eric Bentley has chosen highlights from the thirty-year record of the House Un-American Activities Committee to demonstrate HUAC’s focus on artists, intellectuals, and performers. Volume 1: 1938–1948 includes the testimonies of Hallie Flanagan, Ayn Rand, Adolphe Menjou, Robert Taylor, Ronald Reagan, Gary Cooper, Bertolt Brecht and many others. Thirty Years of Treason serves as a warning for the future and creates living history from the documentary record.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “We have Bentley to thank for this bittersweet vaudeville show, this congressional cabaret of the absurd, this peptic epic…What he has done is give us HUAC as spectacle, and the perspective is shattering.”

    New York Times

  • “[Portrays] a dark chapter in our nation’s history that needs to be remembered.”

    Library Journal

  • “The basic document with which all future studies of the [House Un-American Activities] Committee will have to begin.”

    Dalton Trumbo, screenwriter and novelist

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