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Author Poucher, Judith G.

Title State of Defiance [Axis 360 electronic resource] : Challenging the Johns Committee's Assault on Civil Liberties

Imprint Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (235 p.)
Summary The Johns Committee, a product of the red scare in Florida, grabbed headlines and destroyed lives. Its goal was to halt integration by destroying the NAACP in Florida and smearing integrationists. Citizens were subpoenaed under charges of communist tendencies, and later for homosexual or subversive behavior.
Contents Charley Johns and Virgil Hawkins: ambition realized, dream deferred -- Virgil Hawkins: pursuit of the dream continues -- Ruth Perry: the librarian raises her voice -- Sig Diettrich: the geographer draws the line -- G. G. Mock: surrounded by fear, empowered by love -- Margaret Fisher and her University of South Florida colleagues: intellectuals versus inquisitors -- Conclusion: Majorities of one.
Subject Civil rights -- Florida -- History.
Florida. Legislature. Legislative Investigation Committee.
Communism -- Florida -- History.
Johns, Charley.
Homosexuality -- Florida -- History.
Culture conflict -- Florida -- History.
Gays -- Abuse of -- Florida.
Gay rights -- Florida -- History.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Civil rights -- Florida -- History.
Communism -- Florida -- History.
Culture conflict -- Florida -- History.
Florida -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Florida. Legislature. Legislative Investigation Committee.
Gay rights -- Florida -- History.
Gays -- Abuse of -- Florida.
Homosexuality -- Florida -- History.
Johns, Charley.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Poucher, Judith. State of Defiance. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, 2014 9780813049939
ISBN 9780813048796 (electronic bk.)
0813048796 (electronic bk.)
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