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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.<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>
 
During [[World War II]] Fast worked in the [[Office of War Information]].  Fast was a reciepient 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>

Revision as of 22:55, 25 June 2012

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.[1] Howard Fast was a member of the Communist Party.[2]

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