Gary Cooper Testifies
Gary Cooper gets a laugh when he tells the House Un-American Activities Committee that he's heard from left-wingers that the U.S. could do without Congress. Shot shows exterior of government building. Audience files in. Parnell Thomas gavels room to order. Richard Nixon sits next to him. Cooper takes oath, testifies Marxism "isn't on the level." Audience reacts. A row of women knits. Reporters take notes.
|Duration||1 min, 12 sec|
|Date||October 23 1947|
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