McCarthyism and Activism in Cold War New York

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Phillip Deery looks back at how McCarthyism shook up the lives of six political activists with ties to New York City by undermining civil liberties, curtailing equality before the law, and tarnishing the ideals of American democracy. In The Red Apple: Communism and McCarthy in Cold War New York Deery explores the human consequences of the widespread paranoia that gripped a nation.