SentiMental Sunday: How to Spot a Communist

In the post-World War II days, fear of Commies was on the rise. THE US had dropped the H-Bomb on Japan, and a young American traitor named Theodore Hall, working at Los Alamos, had given our nuclear secrets to the Russians. Now that Russia had nuclear bombs, the government hurried to issue PSA’s to help Americans understand the threat of Communism against Democracy and the Great $American Way.

Now that you knew what Communism was, it was important to know what to look for. This video helps Upstanding Citizens to “Spot a Communist”:

And, beware the McCarthy witch hunts!

And Homer Simpson, too:



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