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Many Are the Crimes:
McCarthyism in America
Ellen Schrecker
With a new preface to the paperback edition by Ellen Schrecker

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TABLE OF CONTENTS:

Preface to the Paperback Edition ix
Introduction xi
PART ONE: ANTECEDENTS
Chapter 1: "We Were Sitting Ducks": The World of American Communism 3
Chapter 2: "Red-Baiters, Inc.": The Development of an Anticommunist Network 42
Chapter 3: "In the Interest of National Security": Anticommunism and the Roosevelt Administration 86
PART TWO: REPRESENTATIONS
Chapter 4: "They Are Everywhere": The Communist Image 119
Chapter 5: "A Great and Total Danger": The Nature of the Communist Threat 154
PART THREE: INSTRUMENTS
Chapter 6: "A Job for Professionals": The FBI and Anticommunism 203
Chapter 7: "In the Gutter": The Anticommunism of Joe McCarthy 240
Chapter 8: "A Badge of Infamy": Anticommunist Economic Sanctions and Political Dismissals 266
PART FOUR: INTERCONNECTIONS
Chapter 9: "How Red Is a Valley": Clinton Jencks and His Union 309
Chapter 10: "A Good Deal of Trauma": The Impact of McCarthyism 359
Acknowledgments 417
Abbreviations 419
Sources 421
Notes 431
Index 551

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