Blacklists. Political witch-hunts. Congressional Inquisitions. Loyalty oaths. And one brave banjo-wielding patriot willing to risk prison and professional ruin rather than acquiesce....
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I enjoyed this deeper look into these proceedings by a longtime friend of Pete Seeger . An interesting and well documented account of how a word, and the fear of it, has been used to destroy artists and thinkers lives for generations. The world was not black and white to Pete. He paid for his convictions but never stopped questioning what would be a better way to improve society and communities.
Not sure. I don't remember many other books quite like this one.
Pete Seeger, of course. I felt that Travis had a voice with a mid western sort of flavor that lent well to this material. He was easy to listen to and clean in his narration of this story that has so many events and characters. He was easy to follow..
Yes. Wish I had. I may again.
If you are a Pete Seeger fan or at all interested in getting a better perspective on this important part of the development of our American policies then I would recommend this listen!
I always wondered way Pete had the label of communist. This book tells the facts about his cause. Pete believed that we should look out for one another and this book tells that story.
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