I am teaching The Crucible again, which means trying to teach McCarthyism to kids who were born in 1995. So this year, I showed my class footage of the actual H.U.A.C. hearings. Have you ever seen this stuff?Teaching McCarthyism to my students is difficult. I mean, teaching the concept of McCarthyism to anyone is hard enough, b
2. Herbert Biberman yells back at the interrogators who will not listen to his answers. Like Giles Cory (and later Arthur Miller himself), he is found guilty of contempt.
3. Finally, here is Walt Disney, (or is that Roy Walley?), the good old boy who has all the right answers for the H.U.A.C.