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State of defiance : challenging the Johns Committee's assault on civil liberties

Author: Judith G Poucher
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : Univ. Press of Florida, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the era of McCarthyism, the Floridian legislative investigative group known as the Johns Committee subpoenaed citizens under charges of communism, homosexuality, or subversive behavior. This book uses previously unpublished sources and the recently unsealed records of the Johns Committee to profile five individuals who challenged the assault on civil liberties.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Charley Johns; Charley Johns
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Judith G Poucher
ISBN: 9780813049939 0813049938
OCLC Number: 915549896
Description: XVI, 217 Seiten : Illustrationen
Responsibility: Judith G. Poucher.

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"Poucher successfully examines how ordinary Floridians resisted in the face of a horrible adversity, overcoming insurmountable odds in the process."--The Journal of American History Poucher Read more...

 
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