Walter Bernstein

Adjunct Instructor

A major American screenwriter, Mr. Bernstein was blacklisted in the 1950s, a victim of the Republican-led HUAC (House Un-American Activities Committee) who wrote under pseudonyms during the blacklist period. His many credits include The Molly MaguiresFail SafeThe Money TrapThe Magnificent SevenThe BetsyThe FrontSemi-Tough, andThe House on Carroll Street. The Front is based on his experiences during the blacklist. He is a recipient of the Writers Guild of America East Lifetime Achievement Award, and he also wrote the book Inside Out: A Memoir of the Blacklist.