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Author Maraniss, David, author.

Title A good American family : the Red Scare and my father / David Maraniss.

Publication Info. New York : Simon & Schuster, 2019.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    320.973 MAR    Available
Edition First Simon & Schuster hardcover edition.
Description 416 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The imperfect S -- In from the cold -- Outside the gate -- Red menace -- Wheelman wood -- Negro, not niggra -- A new world coming -- A brief Spanish inquisition -- The runner -- Named -- Ace and mary -- Fear and loathing -- Something in the wind -- Legless -- Know your men -- Why I fight -- In the blood -- The power of America -- The Virginian -- Foley square -- Committee men -- A good American family -- March 12, 1952 -- The whole pattern of a life -- Witches or traitors -- American wanderers -- Epilogue. second acts.
Summary "A personal story of the author's father's involvement in HUAC that offers a rich portrait of McCarthy era America"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Maraniss, David -- Family.
Maraniss, Elliott, 1918-2004.
United States. Congress. House. Committee on Un-American Activities.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
ISBN 9781501178375 (hardcover alk. paper) $28.00
1501178377 (hardcover alk. paper) $28.00

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