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  • ISBN: 9780295977027
  • ISBN10: 0295977027

False Witness

by Melvin Rader

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  • Binding: Paperback
  • Edition: 2
  • Publisher: Univ of Washington Pr
  • Publish date: 01/01/1998
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In the summer of 1948, with Cold War tensions rising, a young state legislator from Spokane, Washington, named Albert Canwell set out to combat the "communist menace" through a state version of the House Committee on Un-American Activities. University of Washington professor Melvin Rader was a victim of the Canwell Committee's rush to judgment, but he fought back. False Witness tells of his struggle to clear his name. It is a testament of personal courage in the face of mass hysteria and a cautionary example of how basic freedoms can rapidly erode when the powers of the state are allowed to serve a rigid ideological agenda.
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