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The life and lies of Paul Crouch : communist, opportunist, Cold War snitch

Author: Paul Crouch; Gregory S Taylor
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2014
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Scope and content: Taylor traces the life of Paul Crouch (1903-1955), an infamous paid informant for the federal government during the McCarthy era. Taylor not only highlights Crouch's unusual life, but also examines the dangers of ideologues
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Named Person: Paul Crouch
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Crouch; Gregory S Taylor
ISBN: 9780813049205 0813049202
OCLC Number: 951497053
Description: 326 s. : illustrations
Contents: Introduction: The most dangerous man in America --
Childhood and youth, 1903-1924 --
The Hawaiian Communist League, 1924-1927 --
"Paul Crouch, Bolshevik," 1927-1932 --
District organizer, 1932-1937 --
Questioning communism, 1938-1947 --
"Then came the conversion," 1947-1949 --
Professional informant, 1950-1951 --
Limelight, 1952-1953 --
Atomic secrets, 1953-1954 --
"Let me at him!" 1954 --
"Is Paul Crouch reliable?" 1954 --
"A lonely and despised man," 1955 and beyond
Responsibility: Gregory S. Taylor

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Scope and content: Taylor traces the life of Paul Crouch (1903-1955), an infamous paid informant for the federal government during the McCarthy era. Taylor not only highlights Crouch's unusual life, but also examines the dangers of ideologues

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