They were Hollywood actors, directors, and producers and other liberal-minded people that were targeted, accused, questioned, and smeared. 6. List three famous Americans who were targeted. Please identify what they were famous for. Helen Keller was a blind and deaf teacher, Leonard Bernstein was an American composer, and Charlie Chaplin was an actor and comedian. All were accused of being communists. Question Set 2 Arthur Miller 7. When was Arthur Miller born? Arthur Miller was born on October 17, 1915. 8. When did Arthur Miller die? Arthur Miller died February 10, 2005. 9. What other well-known play did he write? He also wrote Death of a Salesman.
10. What famous person was he married to (for a while) and what did she have to do to marry him? He was married to Marilyn Monroe, she had to convert religion. 11. What university did he attend? What degree did he receive there? He attended the University of Michigan and he earned a bachelor’s degree in English. 12. Why did he not have to serve in World War II? He couldn’t serve in World War II because of an old football injury. 13. When did The Crucible open on Broadway? The Crucible was opened on Broadway in 1953. 14. Before what committee did he have to appear in 1956?
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