What was the role of media (movies, radio, and especially television) in the rise and fall of the Red Scare?
At first, the media acted as a mouthpiece of the state and then changed to a more prima facie, independent sector.
The role of media in production, and maintain of Red Scare antagonism cannot be understated.
When American aspirations for European capitalism seemed threatened, the media came into action.
They surprisingly took a mouthpiece position.