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Title:
Cold war political justice : the Smith Act, the Communist Party, and American civil liberties
Author:
Belknap, Michal R.
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Publication Information:
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1977.
Physical Description:
xiv, 322 pages ; 22 cm.
General Note:
Includes index.
Language:
English
ISBN:
9780837196923
Format :
Book

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Table of Contents

Prefacep. ix
Abbreviations Used in Notesp. xiii
Introductionp. 3
1 A Law for the Communistsp. 9
2 The Politics of Prosecutionp. 35
3 Delaying the Day of Reckoningp. 58
4 The Battle of Foley Squarep. 77
5 The Communist Case and the Constitutionp. 122
6 Repeat Performancesp. 152
Notesp. 177
7 The Collapse of the Communist Partyp. 185
8 Return to Reasonp. 211
9 The Supreme Court Reconsidersp. 236
Notesp. 249
10 Winding Down a Warp. 252
Conclusionp. 279
Bibliographical Essayp. 283
Indexp. 303

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