Are you a Washingtologist? Answer this question about Hollywood personalities visiting D.C.

October 22, 2012

Think you’re a master of local trivia? Try answering the Washingtology question of the day from Cultural Tourism DC. Take your best guess and see what others have answered in our daily quiz.

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Answer:To attend hearings in support of Hollywood figures suspected of being communists

Source: “Some movie stars resisted HUAC ... the Committee For The First Amendment, which included John Houston, Myrna Loy, Humphrey Bogart and others … traveled to Washington [in October 1947] and attended the hearings as members of the audience.” http://www.whitehousehistory.org/decatur-house/history_decatur-house.html

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