Red Scare or Red Menace?

American Communism and Anticommunism in the Cold War Era

By John Earl Haynes
(Ivan R. Dee Publisher, Hardcover, 9781566630900, 214pp.)

Publication Date: December 1995

Other Editions of This Title: Paperback

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A reappraisal of American communism and anticommunism in the cold war era, focusing on episodes, personalities, and institutions, and based upon fresh evidence that overturns a great deal of received wisdom. Haynes argues convincingly that after the Second World War the American Communist Party was indeed a serious danger to the American body politic....He has begun the necessary reexamination of a squalid era. Ronald Radosh, Times Literary Supplement. American Ways Series.

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