Lucy the Red

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August 14, 2011
CounterPunch
by Joe Allen  
Posted in Commentary

"At the same time, the Red Scare was reaching fever pitch. On June 19, 1953, Julius and Ethel Rosenberg -- falsely accused and convicted of giving 'atomic secrets' to Russia -- were executed. Two months later, Lucille Ball was accused of being a Communist. Unlike hundreds of others who were dragged publicly before the House Committee on Un-American Activities, better known as HUAC, and publicly humiliated, Ball was allowed to meet with HUAC investigators in private." (08/14/11)

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