Red Scare and McCarthyism

Option 2: Red Scare and McCarthyism

In this scenario, you are a set designer for a Hollywood movie production company in 1952. You decide to write a letter to the editor of the Los Angeles Times against Senator Joseph’s McCarthy’s anti-communist pursuit of the entertainment industry in Hollywood.

Review the required reading on the Red Scare and McCarthyism.

Write a 700- to 1,050-word letter to the editor.

Include many of the following terms in your essay:

· Hollywood Blacklist

· Ronald Reagan’s HUAC testimony (1947)

· House Un-American Activities Committee

· Senator Joseph McCarthy

· Richard Nixon

· The Fifth Amendment

· Screen Actors Guild

· The Hollywood Ten

· Screen Writers Guild

Include one source besides your textbook.

Format the text of your letter consistent with appropriate course-level APA guidelines.

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