New PDF release: A Red Family: Junius, Gladys, and Barbara Scales

By Mickey Friedman,Barbara Scales

ISBN-10: 0252033965

ISBN-13: 9780252033964

ISBN-10: 0252076044

ISBN-13: 9780252076046

One of the few publicly recognized communists within the South, Junius Scales equipped fabric employees, fought segregation, and used to be the one American to be imprisoned lower than the club clause of the Smith Act in the course of the McCarthy years. This compact collective memoir, outfitted on 3 interconnected oral histories and together with a historic essay through Gail O'Brien, covers Scales's organizing actions and paintings opposed to racism within the South, his innovative disillusionment with celebration paperwork and dogmatic stress, his persecution and imprisonment, in addition to his family's radicalism and reaction to FBI hounding and blacklisting.


Through the targeted views of Junius, his spouse Gladys, and his daughter Barbara, this ebook deepens and personalizes the tale of yankee radicalism. Conversational, intimate, and particularly obtainable, A pink Family bargains a distinct examine the yankee communist adventure from the interior out.


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