J. EDGAR HOOVER, "SPEECH BEFORE THE HOUSE COMMITTEE ON UN-AMERICAN ACTIVITIES" (26 MARCH 1947):

SUGGESTED READINGS, AUDIO-VISUAL MATERIALS,

AND ON-LINE RESOURCES

 

Readings

 

Alien Registration Act. 76th Congress. 3rd Session. Ch 439. 1940.

Ambrose, Stephen E. Nixon: The Education of a Politician, 1913-1962. New York: Simon and Schuster, 1987.

Babington, Charles and Jonathan Weisman. "Senate Approves Detainee Bill Backed by Bush." The Washington Post. September 29, 2006: A1, A13.

Bernstein, Barton J. and Allen J. Matusow. The Truman Administration: A Documentary History. New York: Harper and Row Publishers, 1966.

Chilton, Paul A. "The Meaning of Security." In Post-Realism: The Rhetorical Turn in International Relations, edited by Francis A. Beer and Robert Hariman, 193-216. East Lansing: Michigan University Press, 1996.

Church, Frank. Final Report of the Select Committee to Study Government Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities, Book 2. United States Senate. April 26, 1976.

Churchill, Winston S. "Sinews of Peace." In Winston S. Churchill: His Complete Speeches 1897-1963, VII, edited by Robert Rhodes James, 7286-7293. New York: Chealsea House Publishers, 1974.

Commanger, Henry Steele. "Washington Witch Hunt." The Nation, 191, no.14. April 5, 1947: 385-387.

Committee on Un-American Activities House of Representatives, Investigation of Un-American Propaganda Activities in the United States, Testimony of J. Edgar Hoover, Director Federal Bureau of Investigations. Eightieth Cong., 1st sess. March 26, 1947. H.R.1884 and H.R. 2122, Bills to Curb or Outlaw the Communist Party of the United States, part 2, 33-50.

Communist Control Act. 83rd Congress. 2nd Session. Ch 886. 1954.

Denennberg, Barry. The True Story of J. Edgar Hoover and the FBI. New York: Scholastic Inc., 1993.

Dies, Martin. "Proceedings and Debates of the Third Session of the 75th Congress of the United States of America." Congressional Record. House of Representatives, vol. 83, part 7. May 20, 1938 June 7, 1938.

Fried, Albert. McCarthyism: The Great American Red Scare, A Documentary History. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Hatch Act. 76th Congress. 1st Session. Chs 409,410. 1939.

Heale, M.J. McCarthy's American's: Red Scare Politics in State and Nation, 1935-1965. Athens: University of Georgia Press, 1998.

House Committee on un-American Activities, Communist Influence in Motion Picture Industry. House Unpublished Hearings Collection. 80th Congress. 1st session, May 12, 1947.

"In The Wind." The Nation, 150, no.9. March 12, 1940: 309.

Kessler, Ronald. The Bureau: The Secret History of the FBI. New York: St. Martin's Paperbacks, 2003.

Klehr, Harvey. The Amerasia Spy Case: Prelude to McCarthyism. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1996.

Levering, Ralph B., Vladimir O. Pechatnov, Verena Botzenhart-Viehe, and C. Earl Edmondson. Debating the Origins of the Cold War: American and Russian Perspectives. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2001.

Nash, Jay Robert. Citizen Hoover: A Critical Study of the Life and Times of J. Edgar Hoover and his FBI. Chicago, IL: Nelson Hall, 1972.

O'Reilly, Kenneth. Hoover and the Un-Americans. Philadelphia, PA: Temple University Press, 1983.

Parry-Giles, Shawn. "'Camouflaged' Propaganda: The Truman and Eisenhower Administration's Covert Manipulation of News." Western Journal of Communication 60, no. 2 (Spring, 1996): 146-167.

Reeves, Thomas C. The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy: A Biography. New York: Madison Books, 1997.

Santora, Marc. "Giuliani Says a Democratic President Would Make the U.S. Less Safe." New York Times. April 26, 2007: A 23.

Savage, Sean J. Truman and the Democratic Party. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1997.

Schlesinger, Arthur. The Vital Center: The Politics of Freedom. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin, 1949.

Schrecker, Ellen. The Age of McCarthyism. Boston, MA: Bedford Books, 1994.

Sullivan, William C., and Bill Brown. The Bureau: My Thirty Years in Hoover's FBI. New York: W.W. Norton and Company, 1979.

Theoharis, Athan. The FBI and American Democracy. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas, 2004.

Theoharis, Athan. Chasing Spies. Chicago, IL: Ivan R Dee, 2002.

Theoharis, Athan. J. Edgar Hoover, Sex, and Crime: An Historical Anecdote. Chicago, IL: Ivan R. Dee, 1995.

Theoharis, Athan. Seeds of Repression: Harry S. Truman and the Origins of McCarthyism. Chicago, IL: Quadrangle Books, 1971.

Thomas, J. Parnell. Public Law 601, Section 121, Subsection (Q). "Civil Rights Congress as a Communist Front Organization." House Committee on Un-American Activities. 80th Congress lst Session. September 2, 1947.

"Truman Asks Peace but Bars 'Slavery'; Attacks Wallace." New York Times. March 30, 1948: 3.

Trussel, C.P. "Thomas Gets 6 to 18 Months, Fined $10,000 in Pay Fraud.," New York Times. December 10, 1949: 1. United States Reports, Rules of Civil Procedu

re, vol. 308, Nardone v. United States, Court Term 1939, 338.

United States Reports. Rules of Civil Procedure, vol. 302. Nardone v. United States. Court Term 1937, 379-382.

United States Public Law 416. Federal Communications Act of 1934. 73rd Congress. 2nd session. June 19, 1934.

Watson, Bruce. "Crackdown," Smithsonian 32, no. 11 (February 2002): 50-53.

Audio-Visual Materials

 

Antonio, Emile de. Point of Order! New York, NY: New Yorker Video, 1999. Video Recording.

Coppola, Francis. The Good Shepard. Hollywood, CA: Universal, 2007. Video Recording.

Fisher, Robert W., and Rick Pamplin. Hoover. Orlando, Fl: Pamplin-Fisher Co., 2000. Video Recording.

Grant Heslov. Good Night and Good Luck. Hollywood, CA: Warner Home Video, 2006. Video Recording.

Hoover, J. Edgar. "The Communist Menace." College Park, MD: National Archives, 1947. Sound Recording.

Martin, Quinn. The FBI Story. Hollywood, CA: Warner, 1959. Video Recording.

Mueller, Dennis. J. Edgar Hoover and the Great American Inquisition. Chicago, IL: MPI Home Video, 1995. Video Recording.

 

On-Line Resources

 

"CNN- Cold War," http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/06/.

"CNN Cold War Then and Now: Red Scare revisited," http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/06/then.now/

"Cold War International History Project," http://wilsoncenter.org/index.cfm?topic_id=1409&fuseaction=topics.home.

"The National Archives Learning Curve: Cold War," http://www.learningcurve.gov.uk/coldwar/.

"On-line National Security Archive." www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/coldwar/documents/.

"Red Scare Filmography," http://www.lib.washington.edu/exhibits/AllPowers/film.html.

"War and Red Scare: 1940-1960," http://depts.washington.edu/labhist/cpproject/curwick.htm.