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Landon Storrs, “The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left”
New Books Network
  • Marshall Poe, University of Iowa
  • Landon Storrs
Document Type
Interview
Duration
01:01:31
Publication Date
2-4-2013
Abstract
Most people who listen to this podcast will have heard of Joseph McCarthy and HUAC (The House Committee on Un-American Activities). His activities and those of HUAC were, however, only the tip of a very large iceberg. In the 1940s and 1950s, the U.S. government conducted something like a “purge” of federal employees with leftist pasts. Thousands of federal workers were invested and hundreds (at least) were terminated. In The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left (Princeton UP, 2012), Landon Storrs tells this untold (and very disturbing) story. Listen in.
Keywords
  • Academic books,
  • Academic podcasts,
  • Author interviews,
  • Book podcasts,
  • Books about history,
  • Historians,
  • History,
  • History books,
  • History podcasts,
  • Podcasts about books,
  • Podcasts about history
Rights
Copyright © 2013 New Books In History
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Citation Information
Marshall Poe and Landon Storrs. "Landon Storrs, “The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left”" New Books Network (2013)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/marshall_poe/358/