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The librarian spies [electronic resource] : Philip and Mary Jane Keeney and Cold War espionage / Rosalee McReynolds and Louise S. Robbins.

By: McReynolds, Rosalee.
Contributor(s): Robbins, Louise S.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2009Description: 1 online resource (xii, 183 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781567207071 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions); 1567207073 (electronic bk. : Adobe Digital Editions).Subject(s): Keeney, Philip O. (Philip Olin), 1891-1962 | Keeney, Mary Jane, 1898- | Spies -- United States -- Biography | Communism -- United States | Subversive activities -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Espionage -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Espionage, Soviet -- United States -- History | Librarians -- United States -- Biography | Cold War | BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY -- Political | TRUE CRIME -- Espionage | POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Political Freedom & Security -- Intelligence | Antikommunismus -- USA | Spionage -- USA -- Geschichte 20. Jh | Spionage -- Sowjetunion -- Geschichte | Kommunist | Spion | USA | Geschichte 1945-1960Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Librarian spies.DDC classification: 327.12092 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Philip -- Mary Jane -- The librarians -- Struggle -- The Progressive Librarians' Council -- The spies at home -- The spies abroad -- Caught in the web -- The un-Americans -- Guilt and association.
Summary: In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Among famous targets, like Alger Hiss, the senator also named librarian Mary Jane Keeney and her husband Philip, who had been called before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee to account for friendships with suspected communists, memberships in communist fronts, and authorship of articles that had been published in leftist periodicals. Conservative journalists and politicians had seized the occasion to denounce the pair as communist sympathizers and spies for the Soviet Union. If.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [161]-168) and index.

Philip -- Mary Jane -- The librarians -- Struggle -- The Progressive Librarians' Council -- The spies at home -- The spies abroad -- Caught in the web -- The un-Americans -- Guilt and association.

In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Among famous targets, like Alger Hiss, the senator also named librarian Mary Jane Keeney and her husband Philip, who had been called before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee to account for friendships with suspected communists, memberships in communist fronts, and authorship of articles that had been published in leftist periodicals. Conservative journalists and politicians had seized the occasion to denounce the pair as communist sympathizers and spies for the Soviet Union. If.

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