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'''Howard Fast''' (1914 - 2003) was a pro-[[Communist]] writer who was cited for contempt of Congress in 1946 for refusing to produce records of the Communist-dominated front organization cited on the [[Attorney General's list]] of [[subversive]] organizations known as the [[Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee]]. He was convicted in Federal courts on July 16, 1947, and jailed following a Supreme Court decision upholding his conviction.  
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'''Howard Fast''' (1914 - 2003) was a pro-[[Communist]] writer who was cited for [[contempt of Congress]] in 1946 for refusing to produce records of the Communist-dominated front organization cited on the [[Attorney General's list]] of [[subversive]] organizations known as the [[Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee]]. He was convicted in Federal Court on July 16, 1947, and jailed following a [[Supreme Court]] decision upholding his conviction.  
  
During [[World War II]] Fast worked in the [[Office of War Information]].  Fast was a reciepient of the [[Stalin Peace Prize]] in 1953.  Howard Fast was a member of the [[Communist Party]].<ref>http://www.nndb.com/org/715/000041592/</ref>
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During [[World War II]] Fast worked in the [[Office of War Information]].  Fast was a recipient of the [[Stalin Peace Prize]] in 1953.<ref>http://www.trussel.com/hf/plots/t590.htm</ref> Howard Fast was a member of the [[Communist Party]].<ref>[http://www.nndb.com/org/715/000041592/ Communist Party USA]</ref>
  
 
==See also==
 
==See also==
 
*[[Daily Worker]]
 
*[[Daily Worker]]
 
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*[[Chicago Star]]
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*[[Paul Robeson]]
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*[[William Howard Melish]]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 12:24, 20 July 2016

Howard Fast (1914 - 2003) was a pro-Communist writer who was cited for contempt of Congress in 1946 for refusing to produce records of the Communist-dominated front organization cited on the Attorney General's list of subversive organizations known as the Joint Anti-Fascist Refugee Committee. He was convicted in Federal Court on July 16, 1947, and jailed following a Supreme Court decision upholding his conviction.

During World War II Fast worked in the Office of War Information. Fast was a recipient of the Stalin Peace Prize in 1953.[1] Howard Fast was a member of the Communist Party.[2]

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