Sundays, October 15th & 22nd & November 5th, 2017

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Sundays, October 15th & 22nd & November 5th, 2017
9 :00PM-11:00PM


AMERICA swings let a pendulum.
Where are we now?
How close are we to this?

This Sunday on EVERYTHING OLD IS NEW AGAIN
we present an
ON-AIR FUNDRAISING BROADCAST


ARE YOU NOW OR
HAVE YOU EVER BEEN...
Parts 1 & 2

 

A LOOK AT THE HOUSE UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES COMMITTEE's
INVESTIGATION OF HOLLYWOOD AND THE MEDIA!

We'll listen to

- a dramatic reading of ERIC BENTLEY'S
ARE YOU NOW OR HAVE YOU EVER BEEN?

- BERTOLT BRECHT'S testimony before the
House Committee on Un-American Activities

- WILLIAM MANDEL'S testimony before Wisconsin Senator
JOSEPH McCARTHY in 1953

- JOHN HENRY FAULK presents his personal experience with blacklisting

- BERTOLT BRECHT'S life in Hollywood with statements by
British actors ELSA LANCHESTER and JOHN HOUSEMAN

-DALTON TRUMBO, the Academy Award-winning screenwriter on McCarthyism.


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"Are You Now or Have You Ever Been"
(144 minutes on 2 audio ads)
A dramatic 1970’s reading of British-born American playwright Eric Bentley's
play about the House Un-American Activities Committee, which includes American
screenwriter Lillian Hellman reading her letter to the HUAC.

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 The HUAC Collection MP3 Disc
(8 hours 16 minutes on 1 MP3 Disc)
includes

*Joe, HUAC, and Me / William Mandel
Actuality and analysis of William Mandel’s testimony before Wisconsin Senator
Joseph McCarthy in 1953, and before the 
House Un-American Activities Committee in 1960 (69 minutes)

*Brecht Before HUAC
Actuality of Bertolt Brecht's testimony before the House Committee on
Un-American Activities in 1947.  (53 minutes)

*What Happens to a Democratic Society When Fear is Rampant / John Henry Faulk
John Henry Faulk presents his personal experience with Blacklisting and the
radio industry in this recordingfrom 1969.  (56 minutes)

*Brecht in Hollywood
This 1963 biography of Bertolt Brecht’s life from 1941-1947 includes
statements by British actors Elsa Lanchester and 
John Houseman, plus actuality of Brecht's testimony before the House Committee
on Un-American Activities.  (115 minutes)

*Are You Now or Have You Ever Been?
A dramatic 1970’s reading of British-born American playwright Eric Bentley's
play about the House Un-American Activities Committee, which includes American
screenwriter Lillian Hellman reading her letter to the HUAC. (144 minutes)

*From the Vault: Dalton Trumbo
Academy Award-winning screenwriter Dalton Trumbo sits for a 1971 interview with
Pacifica’s Larry Bensky to discuss the film adaptation of his 1939 anti-war
novel Johnny Got His Gun, the Attica Prison Uprising, and McCarthyism.  
(59
minutes)

Or pledge for it now at:

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Thank you to SHAWN DELLIS of the
PACIFICA RADIO ARCHIVES for compiling
The HUAC Collection and making it available for this fund-drive.



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