Red Scare by Griffin Fariello
Memories of the American Inquisition : An Oral History

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Featuring stories of ordinary men and women who risked everything for their beliefs and of those that hunted them down, a portrayal of the Cold War at home includes the words of Arthur Miller, Alger Hiss, Linus Pauling, and others.
 

About Griffin Fariello

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Giffin Fariello is a former instructor at the University of Iowa and Stanford University.
 
Published March 1, 1995 by W W Norton & Co Inc. 575 pages
Genres: History, Political & Social Sciences. Non-fiction

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The writer Kay Boyle speaks of her husband, an Austrian-born former OSS officer who was hounded out of military service by federal authorities who decreed him guilty of ``premature antifascism.'' And the blacklisted filmmaker Edward Dmytryk, who went on to direct Raintree County, The Caine Mutiny...

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Fariello exhumes the legacies of Senator Joseph McCarthy and company in an oral history in which people from both sides of the Communist witch-hunt offer their recollections. (May)

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