Essay Comparing The Crucible And Edward R. Hale

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McCarthyism is a strident campaign being against supposed called communists in the US government. Many accused got denied a particular privilege,lost their jobs, and most didn’t in fact belong to the communist party. In the play, The Crucible, written by Arthur Miller in 1953. One of the characters, Reverend Hale in the play had political views and sense of responsibility as Edward R, Murrow did in the film, Good Night and Good Luck, directed by George Clooney. Both Reverend Hale and Edward R. Murrow can either be similar or different, but they are very much similar than being different. They contrast and compare from their roles they played to the time period everything took place. Who is Reverend Hale? He was a specialist in witchcraft, Beverly minister, and one of the judges in the Salem Witch Trials. Hale was going to assist in the trials and figure out if witchcraft is going on in Salem, but wanted evidence to back it up. “We …show more content…
Murrow is a television newsman and was in the CBS as a Director of Talks and Education. Along with his dedicated staff in the CBS newsroom. Who wanted to report the facts and inform the public about the news. He and his producer, Fred Friendly risked their jobs to expose Joseph McCarthy as a suspicious scaremonger. When Senator McCarthy accuses the anchor of being a communist. He and his staff carry on by responding to what McCarthy said about the anchor and as well McCarthyism. McCarthyism was a drastic action with effort to remove all communist everywhere in America, by all mean necessary measures. Murrow didn’t stop airing information about McCarthy’s lies and mistakes about claiming the anchor of being a communist. He did not care if he was being targeted for airing this debate between him and Joseph McCarthy. For he wanted people to get informed and use their televisions for something useful not just for media and entertainment. Edward R. Murrow was an honesty and informative man for the CBS news television