Communists and Perverts Under the Palms

Communists and Perverts Under the Palms

The Johns Committee in Florida, 1956-1965

eBook - 2012
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In 1956, state Senator Charley Johns was appointed the chairman of the newly formed Florida Legislative Investigation Committee, now remembered as the Johns Committee. This group was charged with the task of unearthing communist tendencies, homosexual persuasions, and anything they saw as subversive behavior in academic institutions throughout Florida. With the cooperation of law enforcement, the committee interrogated and spied on countless individuals, including civil rights activists, college students, public school teachers, and university faculty and administrators. Today, the actions.
Publisher: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2012
ISBN: 9780813042244
0813042240
9780813043166
0813043166
0813039827
9780813039824
Characteristics: 1 online resource (267 pages)

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