Communism in America: A History in Documents

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Columbia University Press, 1997 - Political Science - 435 pages
And overview -- The 1920s: birth, insurgency, retrenchment -- Militancy and combat: third period communism, 1929-1934 -- The popular front against fascism, 1935-1945 -- Cold War and demise, 1945--
 

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Contents

Literary Currents 1 John Reed Clubs Draft Manifesto
1
Granville HicksThe Great Tradition
2
Philip Rahv and Wallace Phelps Problems and Perspectives in Revolutionary Literature
3
Whittaker ChambersYou Can Make Out TheirVoices
4
Meridel LeSueur Women on the Breadlines
5
Kenneth Fearing Denouement
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The Theater
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The Imperial Valley
127
Communism and the
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Second American Writers Congress
282
American Artists Congress
289
Bringing Music to the Masses
296
An American Bard
303
Art and Culture The Great Debate Redivivus
350
Election
359
The Great American Red Scare 365
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The South
138
Negroes
146
The Herndon Affair
156
First National Workers Theater Conference Manifesto
199
Samuel KreiterThe Artef
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Film John Howard Lawson Interview
202
An Illustration Hugo Gellert Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse
211
Two Communist Fronts 1 International Workers Order Manual 2 The American League Against War and Fascism Manifesto and Program 3 The Am...
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The San Francisco Strike Tillie LernerThe Strike
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CHAPTER FOUR The Popular Front Against Fascism 19351945 Launching the Popular Front 1 The Seventh Comintern Congress Proceedings 2 Ear...
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New Insurgencies Turmoil in Akron John Williamson Dangerous Scot 176 177
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The General Motors Strike ix
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Civil Rights
372
Breaking Ranks
390
Eugene Dennis Keynote Address
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BIBLIOGRAPHICAL ESSAY
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Albert Maltz What Shall We Ask of Writers? 2 Howard Fast Art and Politics 3 Alvah Bessie What Is Freedom for Writers? 4 Albert Maltz Moving Fo...
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credits
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Crystal Eastman Now We Can Begin
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