I was a Communist for the FBI

McCarthyism is part of the HL: Americas option - Topic 10: Cold War and the Americas, 1945-1981 and can also be included under 20th century Topic 5: The Cold War. Over the most recent winter holiday, the 1951 film, I was a Communist for the FBI, resurfaced numerous times on television.  This film has approached cult-like status among those either entranced by the style or incredulous about the subject matter: that the United States – and especially organized labor in the ...