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This selective list of readings includes key titles about the investigation of un-American activities in Washington state. Books on other parts of the investigation, such as the impact on Hollywood and the film industry, are included if the title is in print.

All titles are in print unless noted otherwise. Publishers of current editions are noted.

Belfrage, Sally
Un-American Activities
New York: HarperCollins Publishers, Incorporated, 1994
Suzz/Allen Stacks E743.5 .B363 1994

Countryman, Vern
Un-American Activities in the State of Washington
Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1951
Publisher of current edition: Johnson Reprint Corporation
Suzz/Allen Stacks 335.4 W279zc
SocWk Stacks 335.4 W279zc
SpecColl Pacific NW HX91.W3 C6 1951

Criley, Richard
The FBI vs. the First Amendment - The Book the FBI Does Not Want You to Read: "How the FBI Attempted to 'Neutralize' the National Committee Against Repressive Legislation (NCARL) - Founded in 1960 As the National Committee to Abolish HUAC (House Committee on Un-American Activities)"
First Amendment Foundation, 1990
Introduction by Henry S. Commager.
On order for the University of Washington Libraries.

Curtin, Michael
Redeeming the Wasteland: Television Documentary and Cold War Politics
New Brunswick, N.J.: Rutgers University Press, 1995
Suzz/Allen Stacks PN1992.8.D6 C87 1995
Tacoma Stacks PN1992.8.D6 C87 1995
Bothell Stacks PN1992.8.D6 C87 1995

Dick, Bernard F.
Radical Innocence: A Critical Study of the Hollywood Ten
Lexington, Ky.: University Press of Kentucky, 1989
Suzz/Allen Stacks PN1998.2 .D5 1989

Dmytryk, Edward
Odd Man Out: A Memoir of the Hollywood Ten
Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University Press, 1995
Bothell Stacks PN1998.3.D6 A3 1996
Suzz/Allen Stacks PN1998.3.D6 A3 1996
Undergrad Stacks PN1998.3.D6 A3 1996

Fried, Emanuel
The Un-American: An Autobiographical Novel
Springhouse Editions, 1992
On order for the University of Washington Libraries.

Fried, Richard M.
Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective
New York: Oxford University Press, 1990
Suzz/Allen Stacks E743.5 .F67 1990
Undergrad Stacks E743.5 .F67 1990
Tacoma Stacks E743.5 .F67 1990

Klingaman, William K.
Encyclopedia of the McCarthy Era
New York: Facts on File, Incorporated, 1996
Bothell Reference E743.5 .K57 1996
SuzzRef Stacks E743.5 .K57 1996

Kovel, Joel
Red Hunting in the Promised Land: Anti-Communism and the Making of America
Cassell Academic, 1997
On order for the U.W. Libraries.

May, Gary
Un-American Activities: The Trials of William Remington
New York: Oxford University Press, Incorporated,1994
Bothell Stacks KF224.R46 M39 1994
Undergrad Stacks KF224.R46 M39 1994
Suzz/Allen Stacks KF224.R46 M39 1994

Navasky, Victor S.
Naming Names
New York: Viking Press, 1981
Undergrad Reserve PN1993.5.U6 N4 1980
Undergrad Reserve PN1993.5.U6 N4 1980

Ogden, August R.
Dies Committee, a Study of the Special House Committee for the Investigation of Un-American Activities, 1938-1944
Washington, D.C., The Catholic University of America Press, 1945
Publisher of current edition: Reprint Services Corporation
Suzz/Allen Stacks 335 Og2d2

Rader, Melvin
False Witness
Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1979
New edition by the University of Washington Press, 1998
Suzz/Allen Stacks F891 .R3 1979
Undergrad Stacks F891 .R3
SpecColl Pacific NW F891 .R3
Suzz/Allen Stacks F891 .R3
SpecColl Pacific NW F891 .R3

Sanders, Jane
Cold war on the campus: academic freedom at the University of Washington, 1946-64
Seattle: University of Washington Press, c. 1979
Suzz/Allen Stacks LD5753 .S26
Undergrad Stacks LD5753 .S26
SpecColl Pacific NW LD5753 .S26
Tacoma Stacks LD5753 .S26

Sirgiovanni, George
An Undercurrent of Suspicion: Anti-Communism in America During World War II
New Brunswick, U.S.A.: Transaction Publishers, 1989
Suzz/Allen Stacks HX83 .S57 1990

Steinberg, Peter L.
The Great "Red Menace": United States Prosecution of American Communists, 1947-1952
Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1984
Suzz/Allen Stacks E743.5 .S76 1984
Undergrad Stacks E743.5 .S76 1984

Schrecker, Ellen
The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History with Documents
Boston: Saint Martin's Press, Incorporated, 1994
Suzz/Allen Stacks E748.M143 S25 1994

Tuck, Jim
McCarthyism and New York's Hearst Press: A Study of Roles in the Witch Hunt
Publisher: Lanham, Md: University Press of America, 1995
Suzz/Allen Stacks E743.5 .T83 1995

University of Washington. Board of Regents.
Communism and academic freedom; the Record of Tenure Cases at the University of Washington
Seattle: University of Washington Press
Suzz/Allen Stacks 378.121 W276c
SpecColl Pacific NW 979.7 W276rec

Vaughn, Robert
Only Victims: A Study of Show Business Blacklisting
New York, Putnam [1972]
Currently available from publisher Limelight Editions
Suzz/Allen Stacks PN1590.B5 V3

Washington (State). Legislature. Joint Legislative Fact-Finding Committee on Un-American Activities.
First and Second reports, un-American activities in Washington State, 1948
Olympia: 1948
Suzz/Allen Stacks 335.4
Suzz/Allen Stacks 335.4 W279s
Suzz/Allen Stacks HX91 W3 A5 1948
SpecColl Pacific NW 335.4 W276s

Compiled by Carla Rickerson, Pacific Northwest Librarian.
20 January 1998.

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