Committee to Investigate un-American Activities

Committee to Investigate un-American Activities

Set up in 1938 to enquire into Nazi activities but then changed to devote itself almost entirely to exposing alleged Communist subversion.
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1938 The House Committee to investigate Un-American Activities (HUAC) is chartered.
Yet, the majority of Americans neither requested more detailed information on committee hearings nor questioned the necessity of having a committee to investigate un-American activities.
Anderson, "Behind the Dies Intrigue," Nation 147 (12 November 1938): 499-500; idem, "Economics for Congressmen," Nation 147 (December 10, 1938): 613-614; idem, "Fascism Hits Washington: Work of the House Committee to Investigate Un-American Activities," Nation 147 (27 August 1938): 198-199; idem, "Investigate Mr.
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