Cold War, Red Scare Links

Teaching The Book of Danielis calling to mind a frightening time in American history, made all the more frightening by the way in which some of the rhetoric surrounding the Red Scare sounds very familiar right about now, shadowy terrorists taking the place of shadowy communists, civil liberties likewise expendable.

Joseph McCarthy video archive

An account of the Rosenberg Trial

Lillian Hellman's Letter to HUAC (and other texts related to HUAC).

The Trial of the Scottsboro Boys

The Literature & Culture of the American 1950s by Alan Filreis

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