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    • The Modern Scholar

    • American Inquisition: The Era of McCarthyism
    • By: Ellen Schrecker
    • Narrated by: Ellen Schrecker
    • Length: 8 hrs and 11 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4 out of 5 stars 26
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 19

    During the early years of the Cold War, the anti-communist witch hunt that we now call McCarthyism swept through American society. It was the most widespread and longest-lasting episode of political repression in American history. Dozens of men and women went to prison, thousands lost their jobs, and untold numbers of others saw what happened to those people and refrained from expressing controversial or unpopular ideas.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A great history

    • By Robert Paul Gabrielsky on 05-11-14

    Regular price: $49.95