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    • The Second Red Scare and the Unmaking of the New Deal Left

    • By: Landon R. Y. Storrs
    • Narrated by: Hal Wiedeman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
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    The loyalty investigations triggered by the Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s marginalized many talented women and men who had entered government service during the Great Depression seeking to promote social democracy as a means to economic reform. Their influence over New Deal policymaking and their alliances with progressive labor and consumer movements elicited a powerful reaction from conservatives, who accused them of being subversives.

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