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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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