McCarthyism in the Suburbs

McCarthyism in the Suburbs

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85.5 McCarthyism in the Suburbs

In 1953, Mary Knowles was fired as a branch librarian for the Morrill Memorial Library, a public library in Norwood, Massachusetts. She had been called before the Senate Internal Security Subcommittee and, when asked if she’d ever been a member of the Communist Party, she declined to answer, relying on her Fifth Amendment rights. She was fired less than three weeks later. Knowles thought she was unlikely to find a position as a librarian again and left the area.… (more)

Book Details  

Publisher: Lexington Books (June 12, 2018)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 208 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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