Arthur Miller, Elia Kazan and the Blacklist: None Without Sin

The dispute between Arthur Miller, one of America’s most influential playwrights, and the respected movie director Elia Kazan over actions taken during the “red scare” of the 1950s. The two were once best friends and professional colleagues and their politics were similar, which was reflected in their work. Their relationship changed when Kazan was subpoenaed to testify in front of the House Un-American Activities Committee and he named names.