Download e-book for kindle: A Red Family: Junius, Gladys, and Barbara Scales by Mickey Friedman,Barbara Scales

By Mickey Friedman,Barbara Scales

ISBN-10: 0252033965

ISBN-13: 9780252033964

ISBN-10: 0252076044

ISBN-13: 9780252076046

One of the few publicly identified communists within the South, Junius Scales prepared fabric employees, fought segregation, and was once the one American to be imprisoned below the club clause of the Smith Act through the McCarthy years. This compact collective memoir, equipped on 3 interconnected oral histories and together with a historic essay by way of Gail O'Brien, covers Scales's organizing actions and paintings opposed to racism within the South, his innovative disillusionment with get together forms and dogmatic pressure, his persecution and imprisonment, in addition to his family's radicalism and reaction to FBI hounding and blacklisting.


Through the special views of Junius, his spouse Gladys, and his daughter Barbara, this booklet deepens and personalizes the tale of yank radicalism. Conversational, intimate, and highly obtainable, A pink Family deals a special examine the yank communist adventure from the interior out.


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