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by Gil Green
Cold War Fugitive book. He is best remembered as the leader of the party's youth section, the Young Communist League, during the tumultuous decade of the 1930s.
Cold War Fugitive book.
a personal story of the McCarthy years. 1st ed. by Gil Green. Published 1984 by International Publishers in New York. Communists, Biography. 32. 73/75/0924, B. Library of Congress.
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Home Browse Books Book details, Cold War Fugitive: A Personal Story of the. Cold War Fugitive: A Personal Story of the McCarthy Years. It was the time of McCarthyism. For nearly five years I was a fugitive from the FBI. After I voluntarily surrendered, I served 5 1/2 years of an eight-year sentence in Leavenworth Penitentiary. Published January 1985 by International Publishers.
Gil Green (September 24, 1906 – May 4, 1997) was a leading figure in the Communist Party of the United States of America until 1991. Communist youth leader. Communist Party functionary. Later years, death, and legacy. New York: International Publishers, 1984. Guide to the Gil Green Papers 1949-1993 at the Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Archives.
Senator McCarthy spent almost five years trying in vain to expose communists and other left-wing loyalty risks in the . In the hyper-suspicious atmosphere of the Cold War, insinuations of disloyalty were enough to convince many Americans that their government was packed with traitors and spies. McCarthy’s accusations were so intimidating that few people dared to speak out against him. It was not until he attacked the Army in 1954 that his actions earned him the censure of the .
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Gil Green joined Young Workers League, a section of Communist Party of the United States of America in 1924. Three years later, in 1927, he was appointed a district organizer of the League for Chicago. In 1930 Gil became a New York state organizer for the Young Communist League, eventually becoming its national secretary the following year.