The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

eBook - 2013
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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 them of being subversives. Landon Storrs draws on newly declassified records of the federal employee loyalty program--created in response to fears that Communists were infiltratin.
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, ©2013
ISBN: 9781400845255
1400845254
1283594374
9781283594370
0691153965
9780691153964
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 404 pages) : illustrations

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