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Thread #108263   Message #2251601
Posted By: Amos
02-Feb-08 - 12:58 PM
Thread Name: Burl Ives and Johnny Cash -- A Wow
Subject: RE: Burl Ives and Johnny Cash -- A Wow
According to Wikipedia:

"Ives was identified in the infamous 1950 pamphlet Red Channels as an entertainer with supposed Communist ties.[11] In 1952, he cooperated with the House Unamerican Activities Committee and named fellow folk singer Pete Seeger and others as possible Communists.[12]"


The Footnote citation says the statement is based on the "Testimony of Burl Icle Ives, New York, N.Y. [on May 20, 1952]," Hearings before the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and Other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Eighty-Second Congress, Second Session on Subversive Infiltration of Radio, Television, and the Entertainment Industry. 2 parts. Washington, D.C.: GPO, 1952. Part 2, pp. 205-228."

I have been able to find a reproduction of the actual testimony document.


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