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Wrapped in the flag : what I learned growing up in America's radical right, how I escaped, and why my story matters today

Author: Claire Conner
Publisher: Boston : Beacon Press, 2013. ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A narrative history of the ultra-conservative John Birch Society, written by one of its founder's daughters, which traces the organization's role in numerous high-profile fundamentalist movements while sharing firsthand insight into how it affects the political discourses of today.
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Genre/Form: History
Biographies
Named Person: Claire Conner; Claire Conner
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Claire Conner
ISBN: 9780807033319 0807033316
OCLC Number: 869793087
Description: xii, 249 pages ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface: I know what extremism looks like --
Introduction: November 1963 --
Rally cry --
The captain's law --
Sacrifices --
Textbook wars --
Hard right --
Twisted --
Moving up --
The black book --
Stirring the pot --
The uncivil war --
Here we go again and again and again --
The end of the world --
Civil rights marching --
A big Texas howdy --
Crossfire --
Carrying the cross --
AuH2O --
Something's happening here --
A good man is hard to find --
One woman's heart --
Bang the drum slowly --
Attention must be paid --
Hell in a handbasket --
Bedtime story.
Responsibility: Claire Conner.

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A narrative history of the ultra-conservative John Birch Society, written by one of its founder's daughters, which traces the organization's role in numerous high-profile fundamentalist movements while sharing firsthand insight into how it affects the political discourses of today.

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