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The librarian spies : Philip and Mary Jane Keeney and Cold War espionage

Author: Rosalee McReynolds; Louise S Robbins
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Among famous targets, like Alger Hiss, the senator also named librarian Mary Jane Keeney and her husband Philip, who had been called before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee to account for friendships with suspected communists, memberships in communist fronts, and authorship of articles that had been  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Philip O Keeney; Mary Jane Keeney; Mary Jane Keeney; Philip O Keeney
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rosalee McReynolds; Louise S Robbins
ISBN: 9780275994488 0275994481
OCLC Number: 166388153
Description: xii, 183 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Philip --
Mary Jane --
The librarians --
Struggle --
The Progressive Librarians' Council --
The spies at home --
The spies abroad --
Caught in the web --
The un-Americans --
Guilt and association.
Responsibility: Rosalee McReynolds and Louise S. Robbins.
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In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Conservative journalists and politicians seized the occasion to denounce the pair as  Read more...

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