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House of Representatives extends life of the House Committee on Un-American Activities

Citation: Kerr, Philip Henry (1940) House of Representatives extends life of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. No Publisher. (Unpublished)

House of Representatives votes 345 to 21 to extend the life of the House Committee on Un-American Activities (also known as the Dies Committee) which investigated cases of American citizens and organisations with ties to fascist or communist ties.

Additional Information: Creators: Philip Henry Kerr (UK Ambassador to US); Recipients: Edward Frederick Lindley Wood (UK Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs); Writing format: Print;
Creators: Kerr, Philip Henry and
Subjects: Politics
History
Keywords: Formal letter, United of States of America,
Divisions: Institute of Latin American Studies
Collections: Atlantic Archive: UK-US Relations in an Age of Global War 1939-1945
Dates:
  • 27 January 1940 (completed)
References: TNA Reference: FO 115/ 3421 - Dies Committee; Project Record ID: A00001393; Related Record IDs: A00001394, A00001395, A00001396, A00001397, A00001398, A00001399, A00001402;

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