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Eisenhower & the anti-communist crusade

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Eisenhower, Dwight D. 1890-1969, Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Communism -- United States, United States -- Politics and government -- 1953

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Other titlesEisenhower and the anti-communist crusade.
StatementJeff Broadwater.
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LC ClassificationsE836 .B75 1992
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Paginationxiii, 291 p. :
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Open LibraryOL1552132M
ISBN 100807820156
LC Control Number91032011

He looks beyond Senator Joseph McCarthy's confrontations with Eisenhower to examine the administration's own anti-Communist crusade. Exploring the complex relationship between partisan politics and cold war tensions, Broadwater demonstrates that virulent anticommunism, as well as opposition to it, often cut across party and ideological : $ Jeff Broadwater provides a comprehensive survey of the Eisenhower administration's response to America's postwar Red Scare.

He looks beyond Senator Joseph McCarthy's confrontations with Eisenhower to examine the administration's own anti-Communist crusade. Eisenhower and the Anti-Communist Crusade Jeff Broadwater provides a comprehensive survey of the Eisenhower administration's response to America's postwar Red Scare.

He looks beyond Senator Joseph McCarthy's confrontations with Eisenhower to examine the administration's own anti-Communist crusade. Broadwater concludes that while Eisenhower personally despised McCarthy and eventually presided over the end of the Red Scare, the president was also a committed anti-Communist who frequently.

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Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Online version: Broadwater, Jeff. Eisenhower & the anti-communist crusade. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, © (OCoLC) Named Person.

As a study of the second Red Scare, Eisenhower and the Anti-Communist Crusade fits basically within the established framework. Like other recent scholars who have analyzed the subject, Broadwater portrays the anticommunist hysteria of the period as rooted in partisan politics rather than representing a mass movement.

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Asia, Latin America, Africa, and Europe. They had gathered for the annual conference of the World Anti-Communist League (WACL), which drew its members from more than one hundred countries spread across five continents.

Eisenhower & the Anti-Communist Crusade By Jeff Broadwater University of North Carolina. In the aftermath of World War II relations between the United States Eisenhower & the anti-communist crusade book the Soviet Union went from alliance to Cold War.

In this curriculum unit students will study this turbulent period of American history, examining the various events and ideas that defined it, and considering how much of the anticommunist sentiment of the era was justified, and how much was an overreaction.

tephen E. Ambrose's ''Eisenhower'' is the best book to date on its subject, in part because it is also the most comprehensive. The first volume, ''Soldier, General of the Army, President-Elect, ,'' concentrated on Eisenhower's role as supreme Allied commander in the war against Hitler.

This book, "Crusade in Europe", deals almost exclusively with the European campaign and Eisenhower's own involvement in it. I found it to very lucidly present the progression of the war from the North African campaign (Operation Torch) through Sicily, Italy and finally the incredible undertaking of the Normandy landings (Overlord), through to Reviews:   "The book's most important achievement is in explaining how Washington's policies from more than 50 years ago shape the world we live in today."-- The News Lens (Taiwan) " The Jakarta Method dismantles and re-positions the American mythos, similar to two recent Pulitzer Prize winners: Nikole Hannah-Jones's The Project and Greg Grandin's Reviews:   Buy Eisenhower and the Anti-Communist Crusade 1 by Broadwater, Jeff (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Eisenhower published by Doubleday in Maps were provided by Rafael Palacios. Crusade in Europe is a personal account by one of the senior military figures of World War II. Give Now Support Barton. ABOUT BARTON. About Barton College; College Calendars; Contact Us; Employment Opportunities.

About The Book The full, little-known story of how President Dwight Eisenhower masterminded the downfall of the anti-Communist demagogue Senator Joseph McCarthy is “a gripping, detailed account of how the executive branch subtly but decisively defeated one of America’s most dangerous demagogues” (The Washington Post).

Looking for books by Dwight D. Eisenhower. See all books authored by Dwight D. Eisenhower, including Crusade in Europe, and The Eisenhower Diaries, and more on Eisenhower & the anti-communist crusade / Jeff Broadwater The Presidency of Dwight D.

Eisenhower / by Elmo Richardson Seeds of repression; Harry S. Truman and the origins of McCarthyism, by Athan Theoharis. Crusade in Europe tells the complete story of the war as Eisenhower planned and lived it.

Through his eyes, the enormous scope and drama of the war—strategy, battles, moments of fateful decision—become fully illuminated in all their fateful glory. Yet 4/5(4). The US Senator's anti-Communist 'Crusade' began on February 9th, President Eisenhower refused to tackle McCarthy and the senator’s downfall did not come until he went too far by accusing the Army of sheltering Communist traitors and the entire hearings were shown on television.

They attracted a huge audience and millions of. The full, little-known story of how President Dwight Eisenhower masterminded the downfall of the anti-Communist demagogue Senator Joseph McCarthy is “a gripping, detailed account of how the executive branch subtly but decisively defeated one of America’s most dangerous demagogues” (The Washington Post).They shook hands for the cameras, but Dwight Eisenhower privately abhorred Sen.

McCarthyism was supported by a variety of groups, including the American Legion and various other anti-communist organizations. One core element of support was a variety of militantly anti-communist women's groups such as the American Public Relations Forum and the Minute Women of the U.S.A.

These organized tens of thousands of housewives into. “We think that an objective survey of Eisenhower’s associates and appointments shows clever Communist brains, aided by willing Communist hands, always at work to give the Communists more power, and to weaken the anti-Communist resistance.” [The Politician, unpublished version, page ].

The anti-communist crusade started on February 9th by senator Joseph McCarthy.

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The crusade was a witch hunt for supposed communists in the US and in the end nabbed more innocent people than it got communists. Many screenwriters and entertainers were blackballed for suspicions in communist tendencies.

People had to take oaths of loyalty and. An inscribed first edition of Crusade In Europe by Dwight D. Eisenhower to Lieutenant General Manton Sprague Eddy, commander of the XII Corps during WWII. Octavo, xiv, [2], pp. Publishers tan cloth, title printed on spine.

Title on spine is worn. Illustrated endpapers. Stated “first edition” on copyright page, noting that it follows the limited. Revealed for the first time, this is the full story of how President Dwight Eisenhower masterminded the downfall of the anti-Communist demagogue Senator Joseph the scenes, Eisenhower loathed McCarthy, the powerful Republican senator notorious for his anti-Communist witch hunt.

In spite of a public perception that Eisenhower was unwilling to challenge. Start studying The Anticommunist Crusade (). Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. -first Republican supported -> then becomes an embarrassment after election of Dwight D.

Eisenhower inbut still doesn't stop -libraries forced by local groups to remove "un-American" books like Robin. In Eisenhower and the Anti-Communist Crusade, chap.

5, Jeff Broadwater places McLeod's activities in the context of a state department security system. Eisenhower quietly exerted pressure on Republican senators to go forward with a censure of McCarthy.

In Decemberthe Wisconsin senator was condemned for conduct unbecoming a Senator. After his service in the Eisenhower administration, Ezra Taft Benson became an avid anti-communist crusader, adopting the philosophies and approach of the far-right John Birch Society.

He expounded Birch society thought mixed with church teaching about free agency, calling for a patriotic defense of freedom. The Eisenhower era. Anticommunism in the s. This is the currently selected item. Popular culture and mass media in the s.

Women in the s. Atomic fears and the arms race. The start of the Space Race. Practice: s America. Next lesson. The Civil Rights Movement. Sort by: Top Voted. Eisenhower And The Anti-communist Crusade By Jeff BroadwaterPaperback Anti-communist Manifestos. Anti-communist Manifestos Four Books That Shaped The Cold War, Hardcover By.During Eisenhower’s first term, Republican Senator Joseph McCarthy’s anti-Communist crusade violated the civil liberties of many citizens, culminating in a .Good: A book that has been read but is in good condition.

Very minimal damage to the cover including scuff marks, but no holes or tears. The dust jacket for hard covers may not be included. Binding has minimal wear. The majority of pages are undamaged with minimal creasing or tearing, minimal pencil underlining of text, no highlighting of text, no writing in date: