The second Red Scare and the unmaking of the New Deal left (Book, 2013) [WorldCat.org]
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The second Red Scare and the unmaking of the New Deal left

Author: Landon R Y Storrs
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 2013
Series: Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The loyalty investigations triggered by the Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s marginalized many talented women and men who had entered government service during the Great Depression seeking to promote social democracy as a means to economic reform. Their influence over New Deal policymaking and their alliances with progressive labor and consumer movements elicited a powerful reaction from conservatives, who accused  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Landon R Y Storrs
ISBN: 9780691153964 0691153965
OCLC Number: 832674274
Notes: Selected Government Officials Investigated under Federal Loyalty Program. When the Old Left Was Young ... and Went to Washington. Allegations of Disloyalty at Labor and Consumer Agencies, 1939-1943. "Pinks in Minks" : The Antifeminism of the Old Right. The Loyalty Investigations of Leon and Mary Dublin Keyserling. Secrets and Self-Reinvention : The Making of Cold War Liberalism. "A Soul-Searing Process" : Trauma in the Civil Service. Loyalty Investigations and the "End of Reform". Appendix 1: Loyalty Case Records and Selection. Appendix 2: Loyalty Case Summaries. Appendix 3: Chronology of the Federal Loyalty-Security Program. Appendix 4: Statistics of the Federal Loyalty-Security Program
Description: xii, 404 s. : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Selected Government Officials Investigated under Federal Loyalty Program --
When the Old Left Was Young ... and Went to Washington --
Allegations of Disloyalty at Labor and Consumer Agencies, 1939-1943. "Pinks in Minks" : The Antifeminism of the Old Right --
The Loyalty Investigations of Leon and Mary Dublin Keyserling --
Secrets and Self-Reinvention : The Making of Cold War Liberalism --
"A Soul-Searing Process" : Trauma in the Civil Service --
Loyalty Investigations and the "End of Reform". Appendix 1: Loyalty Case Records and Selection --
Appendix 2: Loyalty Case Summaries --
Appendix 3: Chronology of the Federal Loyalty-Security Program --
Appendix 4: Statistics of the Federal Loyalty-Security Program.
Series Title: Politics and society in twentieth-century America
Responsibility: Landon R.Y. Storrs

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Focuses on declassified records of federal employee loyalty program created in response to fears that Communists were infiltrating the US government to reveal how disloyalty charges were used to  Read more...

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"In her persuasive new book, Landon Storrs ... provides a fascinating account of how we lost our path to a New Deal by succumbing to the politics of fear... [T]he powerful anticommunist movement, Read more...

 
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