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The great fear : the anti-Communist purge under Truman and Eisenhower

Author: David Caute
Publisher: New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1978.
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Caute, David.
Great fear.
New York : Simon and Schuster, ©1978
(OCoLC)647430485
Named Person: Dwight D Eisenhower; Harry S Truman; Dwight D Eisenhower; Harry S Truman; Dwight D Eisenhower; Harry S Truman; Dwight D Eisenhower; Harry S Truman; Dwight D Eisenhower; Harry S Truman
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David Caute
ISBN: 0671226827 9780671226824 0671248480 9780671248482
OCLC Number: 3293124
Description: 697 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Part one : The politics of hysteria. The Truman doctrine : Pax Americana --
The Republican catharsis --
Espionage fever : myth of the vital secret --
The states and subversion --
Part two : The machinery of repression. The Congressional inquisition --
The FBI and the informers --
The Constitution concussed in the courts --
Part three : The assault on the left. Bureaucratic persecution --
The Communist Party goes under --
Hell in Pittsburgh --
The deportation terror --
The golden curtain : passports and immigration --
Part four : purge of the Civil Service. The Federal Civil Service --
The Armed Forces : a code of dishonor --
The State Department and the China experts --
The UN, brief refuge --
State and city employees --
Part five : Pacification of the working class. How to break a union --
How to fire a worker --
United Elecrical Workers on the rack --
On the waterfront --
Part six : Purge of the professions. Purge of the "reducators" --
New York teachers on trial --
Newspapermen and libraries --
Science : sanity or "security"? --
Part seven : Show business : the blacklists. Hollywood --
Radio, television and theater --
Conclusion --
Appendix A : undercover agents --
Appendix B : The Tillett survey : the predicament of the discharged teacher --
Appendix C : The Hollywood blacklist.
Responsibility: David Caute.

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