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  The Red Scare
A panic that "Reds" were behind the strike took over Boston despite the lack of any radicalism on the part of the striking police officers.
As a result of the strikes and unrest, the strikers were branded as "Reds" and as being unpatriotic.
The Red Scare quickly ran its course and, by the summer of 1920, it was largely over.
www.law.umkc.edu /faculty/projects/ftrials/SaccoV/redscare.html   (1522 words)

  Red Scare - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The first Red Scare has origins in the alleged subversive actions of foreign and leftist elements in the United States and the efforts of the U.S. government to suppress dissent and to engineer pro-war opinion in the preparation for the American entry into World War I.
There were also effects on America's way of life as a result of the Red Scare and the nuclear arms race, which contributed to the popularization of fallout shelters in home construction and regular duck and cover drills at schools.
The Red Scare is also cited as one factor that contributed to the rise and popularity of science fiction films during the 1950s and beyond.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Scare   (1544 words)

 Red Scare - dKosopedia
The roots of the Red Scare lie in the efforts of the U.S. government to suppress dissent and engineer pro-war opinion in the preparation for the American entry into World War I.
The Red Scare manifested itself in several ways, notably through the actions of the House Un-American Activities Committee, the rise of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and the acceleration of the arms race.
There were also effects on America's way of life as a result of the Red Scare, which contributed to the popularization of fallout shelters in home construction and regular duck and cover drills at schools.
www.dkosopedia.com /index.php/Red_Scare   (1420 words)

 McCarthyism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
It grew out of the Second Red Scare that began in the late 1940s and is named after the U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy, a Republican of Wisconsin.
The guilt, innocence, and good or bad intentions of the icons of the Red Scare (McCarthy, the Rosenbergs, Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, Elia Kazan) are still discussed as proxies for the imputed virtues or vices of their successors and sympathizers.
Though the interpretation of the Red Scare might seem to be of only historical interest following the end of the Cold War, the political divisions it created in the United States continue to manifest themselves, and the politics and history of anti-communism in the United States are still contentious.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/McCarthyism   (1746 words)

 The Budenny, Red Scare
Platinum Equestrian is delighted to have Red Scare in it’s barn; Red Scare is one of less than 30 Budennys in the United States.
Red Scare possesses the talent, passion, and experience to be a formidable competitor in the jumper ring.
Red Scare and his amateur adult owner, Angela Nightengale, began their career together in January 2006.
www.platinumequestrian.com /index_files/page0001.htm   (108 words)

 CSPN   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Red Scare, which was more intense in Washington than in most states, deprived communists of their First Amendment rights, permanently destroyed several radical political organizations, temporarily frightened many liberals into silence, and allowed conservatives to virtually dismantle Washington's state-level health care system for the poor.
The Red Scare obviously cut a broad swath across Washington state politics in the late 1940s and 1950s—propelling conservative politicians to power, destroying the Washington Pension Union and other radical political groups, temporarily silencing liberal dissenters, and leaving a trail of besmirched reputations and shattered careers.
During the height of the Red Scare, courts condoned the persecution of leftists by accepting the principle of "guilt by association" and by granting incredibly broad powers to the Canwell Committee and HUAC.
www.washington.edu /uwired/outreach/cspn/curcan/main.html   (12738 words)

 Red Scare Summary
The term "Red Scare" has been retroactively applied to two distinct periods of strong anti-Communism in United States history: first from 1917 to 1920, and second from the late 1940s through the mid-1950s, which signified the entrance into the Cold War.
There were also effects on America's way of life as a result of the Red Scare and the nuclear arms race, which contributed to the popularization of fallout shelters in home construction and regular duck and cover drills at schools.
The Red Scare is also cited as one factor that contributed to the rise and popularity of science fiction films during the 1950s and beyond.
www.bookrags.com /Red_Scare   (3751 words)

 History: Analysis of the Red Scare
Red Scare was the label given to the actions of legislation, the race riots, and the hatred and persecution of "subversives" and conscientious objectors during that period of time.
At the heart of the Red Scare was the conscription law of May 18, 1917, which was put in place during World War I for the armed forces to be able to conscript more Americans.
What is known as the Red Scare of 1919-1921 set precedent to the witch hunts of the McCarthy era, where he accused two presidents (Dwight D. eisenhower was even a member of his own party) of being Communists Even today, many lessons can and have been learned from this experience.
www.cyberessays.com /History/165.htm   (2206 words)

 Amazon.com: Red Scare: Memories of the American Inquisition: Books: Griffin Fariello   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Red Scare is a vivid oral history of a time when subscribers to the Nation, devotees of foreign films, and even those who supported Franklin Roosevelt's fourth term came under suspicion of being Communists or fellow travelers, a time that Griffin Fariello likens to the Inquisition.
Red Scare includes chapters on some of the best-known episodes of the era - the 1949 Peekskill riot, the Hiss and Rosenberg cases, the Hollywood Ten - as well as chapters on teachers, unionists, entertainers, anti-segregationists, peace activists, and others.
Because Red Scare is not concerned with evaluating the impact of anticommunism in connection with the supposed threat of communism in the United States, Fariello does not take great pains to separate the narratives of admitted Communist Party members from those who denied membership or those for whom the question remains ambiguous.
www.amazon.com /Red-Scare-Memories-American-Inquisition/dp/0735100179   (3069 words)

 On the Waterfront By Nick Brown: Red scare
Red tide can make you very sick, to be sure, but the health risks associated with it in New England are found only in filter-feeding shellfish.
Red tide comes in two flavors, with differing characteristics between varieties in Florida and New England.
The health risk of our alexandrium red tide is confined to the ingestion of molluskan bivalves - clams, oysters, mussels and, in some cases, scallops.
www.seacoastonline.com /news/05062006/col_wate/101500.htm   (837 words)

 The Red Scare, McCarthyism, and Film Politics (1947-1954)
Actually, there have been two “Red Scares” in American history: one in the 1920s right after the Russian Revolution, and one in the late 1940s and early 1950s, after the beginning of the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union.
The 1947-1954 Red Scare directly affected Hollywood and the movie industry, but was not limited to them.
All these films gave their writers, directors, and producers the ability to deny that they were explicitly about the Red Scare, since one had to interpret them as such.
drhill.tripod.com /ssi3240/pdf/lecture8.htm   (1763 words)

 Ted DeCorte's The Red Scare in Nevada, 1919-1920
Fear of a radical takeover in the United States led to suppression and persecution of anyone perceived as "un-American." This era of intolerance and paranoia engulfed Nevada, and its citizens responded harshly to the "Red Menace." Nevada's response was both a part of and a reaction to the volatile national scene during 1919-1920.
Americans were also distressed by the influence of two radical organizations on their own home front: a Socialist party advocating drastic change in the existing political and economic system, and the Industrial Workers of the World preaching the destruction of capitalism and the government.
With economic abnormalities, the capital-labor dispute and the explosive national mood the stage was set for America's first Red Scare.
gvwrite.tripod.com /redscare.htm   (3082 words)

A free copy of Red Channels was sent to those involved in employing people in the entertainment industry.
All those people named in the pamphlet were fllisted until they appeared in front of the House of Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and convinced its members they had completely renounced their radical past.
Red Baiting - in the sense of reasoned, documented exposure of Communist and pro-Communist infiltration of government departments and private agencies of information and communication - is absolutely necessary.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAmccarthyism.htm   (5173 words)

 What Was Operation Red Scare?
cartoon continues to frame the paper's coverage of "Operation Red Scare" by emphasizing faculty reaction to the 'Red Star Flyer'; and it portrays this reaction as a hypocritical attempt to refuse to let the SRJC College Republicans to participate in the KFTY interview.
Red Star Resolution” “condemns the behavior of the students involved for threatening targeted instructors” by, among other things, 1) labeling instructors communists, 2) ignoring established grievance procedures, and 3) choosing their targeted faculty based on hearsay complaints by unknown students.
Red Scare Retro', Michael Davidson, the head of the California College Republicans, is quoted explaining why the organization used the name 'Operation Red Scare' on their original press release: "A lot of the college professors are leftovers from the Seventies - and Communist sympathizers."
www.santarosa.edu /~mdonovan/red_scare/what_was_operation_red_scare.html   (930 words)

 IRGO - The Improv Repository of Goings-0n   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Directed by acclaimed improviser, actor, writer and Joseph Jefferson award winner Mick Napier, “Red Scare,” is an explosive exploration of the country’s current political and cultural climate.
“Red Scare” is a window into this pot examining a collection of the political and societal elements including Republican robots, disgruntled leprechauns, and the sadness of a teacher's paycheck.
The producing team for “Red Scare,” includes Associate Producer Alison Riley; Producer Robin Johnson; Vice President of The Second City, Inc, Kelly Leonard; Executive Producer and CEO for The Second City is Andrew Alexander.
irgo.org /view_show.php?ID=468   (189 words)

 No Red Scare | Linux Magazine
This most recent thread was about the way that Red Hat has packaged the popular desktop environments for their up-coming "Null" release.
Evidently, Red Hat is providing themes for GNOME and KDE that make both desktop environments look very, very similar to each other.
Red Hat is working very hard to create a unified product out of the best Open Source projects, but not all developers like having their work modified and packaged by Red Hat -- or anyone else for that matter.
www.linux-mag.com /id/1217   (623 words)

 Red Scare: Strangers Die Everyday: Pitchfork Record Review
The Red Scare is no exception to this tendency toward unintentionally hilarious lyrical caplets; the above examples are from their second and last full-length, Strangers Die Everyday.
But while the Red Scare offers us ho-hum, sophomoric poetry in the verses, they've made distancing strides away from the rest of the pack in their sound.
But alas, already, the Red Scare seems to have suffered from the volatile group dynamics that are epidemic of bands in this niche: they've split after a short, two-album career.
www.pitchforkmedia.com /article/record_review/21287/Red_Scare_Strangers_Die_Everyday   (535 words)

 RED SCARE Gazette, The (Colorado Springs) - Find Articles
Such was the attitude I had before exploring the reconstituted Red River Saloon, which has taken the place of beloved 32 Bleu at the primo intersection of Tejon Street and Colorado Avenue.
The Red River is a 180-degree reversal of what 32 Bleu was, which is a tough switch to pull off.
Because Red River wants to call itself a barbecue joint, we'll look at a couple of their meats.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_qn4191/is_200503/ai_n13252861   (747 words)

 5,000 ducks slaughtered in red-yolk scare
Over 300 kilograms of duck eggs were also destroyed and buried after the owners of five duck farms in Pingshan County admitted feeding the ducks with the red dye, which has tested positive for carcinogens.
The farm owners had heard that the dye would turn the yolk of the duck eggs red.
Residents destroy duck eggs containing a poisonous red dye in Shijiazhuang, capital of North China's Hebei Province November 15, 2006.
www.chinadaily.com.cn /china/2006-11/16/content_734447.htm   (466 words)

 University of Dayton ~ Official Athletic Site of UNIVERSITY OF DAYTON
Red Scare is the University of Dayton Student Spirit Group that has grown from 200 members to the current membership of 1,200.
All student ticket voucher holders are automatically members of Red Scare and receive the official Red Scare t-shirt.
Red Scare is responsible for creating an electric atmosphere for men's basketball and cheering the Flyers to victory in all sports.
daytonflyers.cstv.com /RedScare.html   (142 words)

 San Diego Zoo's Got Questions? Does red scare birds?
I have heard that when a bird sees a red car it might frighten him and cause him to release his bowels (if birds have bowels).
In fact, many birds are attracted to the color red, because they eat red berries or nectar from red flowers, and in some species the males have red feathers or skin that they use in courtship displays to impress a female.
So it may be possible that birds poop on red cars because they are actually drawn to the color.
www.sandiegozoo.org /animalbytes/gotq_birds_red_cars.html   (180 words)

 great american red scare - Books, journals, articles @ The Questia Online Library   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In Red Harvest the reader confronts...requirements of more traditional Americans suspicious of new social ideas...1920s, partly because of the Red Scare early in the decade.
Red Scare: Years after His Arrest for Spreading "Propaganda of Sexual Perversions," out Photographer Slava Mogutin Returns to His Native Russia to Shoot Lost Boys, a Voyeuristic Tour of Young Men on the Margins of Russian Society
Red Scare: Years after His Arrest for Spreading "Propaganda...dissident antics, like trying to marry his American boyfriend at the Wedding Palace in 1994...equipment and a professional studio to take great photos.
www.questia.com /search/great-american-red-scare   (1694 words)

 Amazon.com: "Red Scare": Key Phrase page   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
America soon found itself in the midst of the Red Scare,* and Communist party members were harassed and often imprisoned.
during the height of the "Red Scare" hysteria of the 195os, in defending fl civil rights in Houston.32 The fl golfers continued their fight, carrying it to...
Introduction: Historical and Theoretical Contexts The Red Scare at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began in the late 1930s when the political careers of two Texas...
www.amazon.com /phrase/Red-Scare   (609 words)

 Red Scare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Red Scare was a female fronted 1980's California goth-punk band.
They produced a self-titled album (a CD was recently released, as well, called "As Promised") and played lots of gigs in the early 1980's.
Sadly, she died of cancer when she was only 26, and the group disbanded after that.
www.comnet.ca /~rina/red_scare.html   (65 words)

 FrontPage magazine.com :: The Red 'Scare' Was Real by Ronald Radosh
The words added to the Pledge went "hand in hand with the Red Scare, to which it was inextricably linked." The campaign to add "under God," he states, "was part of this [Red Scare] movement."
In reality, the Communist insistence on "atheism" was part and parcel of their totalitarian ideology: Marxism-Leninism, itself a state religion, could not sanction a free society based on freedom of religion and tolerance for competing systems of faith or belief.
Just last year, its publisher and editorial director, Victor Navasky, wrote a lengthy article on what he called "the Missing Red Menace," warning of a new attempt to resurrect McCarthyism, so that tactics "pioneered by the red-baiters of half a century ago" can be used today against opponents of the Bush administration.
frontpagemag.com /Articles/ReadArticle.asp?ID=1778   (867 words)

 Inside Higher Ed :: A New Red Scare   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In an interview, McPherson acknowledged that her use of the red stars and the “anonymous” nature of the document were “over the top,” and that she underestimated the extent to which the faculty members, many of whom were “in the McCarthy generation,” would be “afraid that they would come under criticism for their views.”
We also care about teaching, learning, inclusion., and serious intellectual thought.This “Operation Red Scare” (as their publicity originally named it) is pure conservative hogwash and backlash.
Mcpherson and her Bushevik (as I call them) colleagues would like to have all students (and faculty) arrive on campus every morning in matching military and biblical uniforms pledging “Sieg Bush” to their right wing, couldn`t be any more anti than the principles that this country was founded on right wing, conservative, facist wacko heroes.
www.insidehighered.com /news/2005/03/07/communism3_7   (2399 words)

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