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On Tue, 26 Oct 1993, Keith Nightenhelser, DePauw University wrote:
 
> Can listmembers advise what documentaries or fiction-films work well in
> introductory college communications classes in presenting the basic facts
 about
> the McCarthy era to college students who have hardly heard of it?
> --Keith Nightenhelser   [log in to unmask]
 
Keith:
Almost any film noir will do -- and for reading, a brief selection from
Gerald Mast's MOVIES IN OUR MIDST, which reproduces various documents from
the period, including transcripts from some of the HUAC sessions. If this
is too much of a stretch, Emile de Antonio can come to the rescue...
--James Schamus