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Photo of Playwright Arthur Miller after the reversal of his conviction for contempt on refusing to name alleged Communist writers to House Un-American Activities Committee in Aug 1958

Saturday 12 February 2022

1958: Arthur Miller cleared of contempt | BBC

Washington’s Court of Appeals has quashed playwright Arthur Miller’s conviction for contempt of Congress after a two-year legal battle.

In May last year, a judge convicted Mr Miller for refusing to tell the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) the names of alleged Communist writers with whom he attended five or six meetings in New York in 1947.

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http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/hi/dates/stories/august/7/newsid_2946000/2946420.stm

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