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"Refugees from Hollywood: A Journal of the Blacklist Years"
5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[About the McCarthyite purges] I wouldn't change a moment of it. We were periodically terrified. But we felt like some curious kind of pioneer.
Both Jean and Hugo, responding to the economic collapse of the 1930s, joined the Communist Party in 1943. With the rise of McCarthyism in the late 1940s and early 1950s, Hugo Butler was subpoenaed to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee. Faced with a choice of naming names to HUAC or doing jail time like the "Hollywood Ten," the family fled to Mexico with their first four ...