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Screenwriters Defy HUAC Probe

Shot shows Hollywood Ten members sitting in Un-American Activities hearing room. Chairman Parnell Thomas bangs gavel. As photographers get shots, screenwriter Herbert Biberman angrily refuses to go along with committee agenda. Off-screen voices ask "Are you now or have you ever been a member of the Communist party." Writer John Howard Lawson gives a defiant response. A uniformed officer moves in to take him away.

Duration1 min, 19 sec
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