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Adams, John G. Without Precedent: T he Story of the Death of McCarthyism. W. W. Norton Co. New York, 1983.

Aronson, James. The Press and the Cold War. Monthly Review Press. New York, 1970.

Bailey, Pericval Roberts. "Progressive Lawyers: A History of the National Lawyers Guild, 1936-1958." PhD Thesis. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers College, 1979.

Barber, James David. Presidential Character: Predicting Performance in the White House. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1985.

Barnet, Richard J. War, Politics and the American Presidency. Simon and Schuster. New York, 1990.

Barson, Michael. Better Dead than Red, A Nostaligic Look at the Golden Years of Russiaphobia, Red-baiting, and other Commie Madness. Hyperion. New York, 1992.

Barson, Michael and Heller, Steven. Red Scared, The Commie Menace in Propaganda and Popular Culture. Chronicle Books. San Francisco, 2001.

Bennett, David H. The Party of Fear, From Nativist Movements to the New Right in American History. Vintage Books. New York, 1990.

Bentley, Eric, ed. Thirty Years of Treason, Excerpts From Hearings Before the House Committee on UnAmerican Activities, 1938-1968. Thunder’s Mouth Press/ Nation Books. New York, 2002.

Berman, Daniel Mason. "The Supreme Court Decides Against Freedom." Frontier magazine, April 1961.

Bickel, Alexander. The Morality of Consent. Yale University Press. New Haven, CT, 1977.

Blackstock, Nelson. COINTELPRO The FBI’s Secret War on Political Freedom. A Pathfinder Book. Anchor Foundation. New York, 1975.

Branch, Taylor. Pillar of Fire, America in the King Years 1963-65. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1998.

Brant, Irving. The Bill of Rights. Bobbs-Merrill Co., Inc. New York, 1965.

Breuer, William B. J. Edgar Hoover and His G-Men, Praeger. New York, 1995.

Brinkley, Alan. The End of Reform New Deal Liberalism in Recession and War. Vintage. New York, 1996.

Brinkley, Alan. Voices of Protest, Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression. Alfred A. Knopf. New York, 1982.

Brodie, Fawn. Richard Nixon: The Shaping of His Character. Cambridge, MA: Harvard U. Press, 1983.

Brown, Edmund G., and Adler, Dick. Public Justice, Private Mercy, A Governor’s Education on Death Row. Grove Press. New York,1989.

Burnham, David. Above the Law, Secret Deals, Political Fixes, and Other Misadventures of the U.S. Department of Justice. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1996.

Canon of Professional Ethics, p. 15. See:

Carlton, Don E., Red Scare. Texas Monthly Press. Austin, TX, 1985.

Caro, Robert A. Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson. New York: Knopf, 2002.

Carr, Robert K. The House Un-American Activities Committee, 1945-1950. Cornell University Press. Ithaca, New York, 1952.

Cohen, Robert. When the Old Left was Young Student Radicals and America’s First Mass Student Movement 1929-1941. Oxford University Press. New York, 1993.

Cohn, Roy and Zion, Sidney. Autobiography of Roy Cohn. Lyle Stuart. New Jersey, 1988.

Colby, Gerard. DuPont, Behind the Nylon Curtain. Prentice Hall. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.

Cook, Fred J. The Nightmare Decade, The Life and Times of Senator Joe McCarthy. Random House. New York, 1971.

Criley, Richard. FBI v. The First Amendment. First Amendment Foundation. Los Angeles, CA, 1990.

Cuff, Dana. The Provisional City, Los Angeles Stories of Architecture and Urbanism. MIT Press. Cambridge, MA, 2000.

Daniel, Clifton, Ed. America’s Century. Dorling Kindersley Publishing. New York, 2000.

Davis, Kenneth F. FDR The War President 1940-1943. Random House. New York, 2000.

Demaris, Ovid. The Director, An Oral Biography of J. Edgar Hoover. Harper’s Magazine Press. New York, 1975.

Dinnerstein, Leonard, Anti-Semitism in America. Oxford University Press. Oxford, 1994.

Donner, Frank. The Age of Surveillance, The Aims and Methods of America’s Political Intelligence System. Vintage Books. New York, 1981.

Donovan, Robert J. Conflict and Crisis: The Presidency of Harry S. Truman 1945- 1948. University of Missouri Press. Columbia, Missouri, 1996.

Dugger, Ronnie. The Politician, The Life & Times of Lyndon Johnson. W.W. Norton & Co. New York, 1982.

Fanebust, Wayne. Echoes of November, The Life and Times of Senator R. F. Pettigrew of South Dakota. Pine Hill Press, Inc. Freeman, South Dakota, 1997.

Fariello, Griffin. Red Scare, Memories of the American Inquisition. Avon Books. New York, 1995.

Faulk, John Henry. The Uncensored John Henry Faulk. Austin, TX: Texas Monthly Press, 1985.

Fosl, Ann. Subversive Southerner Ann Braden and the Struggle for Racial Justice in the Cold War South. Palgrave Macmillan. New York, 2002.

Friedrich, Otto. City of Nets: A Portrait of Hollywood in the 1940s. New York: Harper & Row, 1986.

Gabler, Neal. Winchell, Gossip, Power and the Culture of Celebrity. Vintage Books. New York, 1993.

Galbraith, John Kenneth. A Life in Our Times – Memoirs. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston, 1981.

Gelbspan, Ross. Breakins, Death Threats & the FBI, The Covert War Against the Central America Movement. South End Press. Boston, 1991.

Gellhorn, Walter. Security, Loyalty and Science. Ithaca, New York: Cornell University Press, 1950.

Gellhorn, Walter. The States and Subversion. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1976.

Gentry, Curt. J. Edgar Hoover, The Man & the Secrets. W. W. Norton & Co. New York, 1991.

Goodwin, Richard N. Remembering America, A Voice from the Sixties. Little Brown. Boston, 1988.

Green, Mark, Ed. The Big Business Reader on Corporate America. Pilgrim Press. New York, 1983.

Halberstam, David. The Best and the Brightest. Random House. New York, 1992.

Halberstam, David. The Fiftes. Villard Books. New York, 1993.

Hallinan, Vincent. A Lion in Court. G. P. Putnam’s Sons. New York, 1963.

Healey, Dorothy, and Isserman, Maurice. Dorothy Healey Remembers: A Life In the Communist Party. Oxford. New York, 1990.

Heckscher, August. Woodrow Wilson, A Biography. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1991.

Hermann, Dorothy. Helen Keller A Life. Alfred A Knopf. New York, 1998.

Heymann, C. David. RFK a Candid Biography of Robert Kennedy. Dutton Press. New York, 1998.

Johnson, George. Architects of Fear. Tarcher Press. Los Angeles, 1983.

Kaiser, Charles. 1968 In America, Music, Politics, Chaos, Counterculture, and the Shaping of a Generation. Weidenfeld & Nicholson. New York, 1988.

Keane, James Thomas. Fritz B. Burns and the Development of Los Angeles: The Biography of a Community Developer and Philanthropist. The Historic Society of So. California. Los Angeles, 2001.

Kennedy, Paul. The Rise and Fall of the Great Powers Economic Change and Military Conflict From 1500 to 2000. Random House. New York, 1987.

Kessner, Charles. Golden Door: Italian and Jewish Immigrant Mobility in New York City, 1880-1915. Oxford University Press. New York, 1977.

Kinoy, Arthur. Rights on Trial The Odyssey of a People’s Lawyer. Harvard University Press. Cambridge, MA, 1983.

Klurfeld, Herman. Behind the Lines, The World of Drew Pearson. Prentice-Hall, Inc. Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey, 1968.

Knight, Alfred H. The Life of the Law, The People and Cases That Have Shaped Our Society, From King Alfred to Rodney King. Crown Publishers. New York, 1996.

Kutler, Stanley. Abuse of Power. The Free Press. New York. 1997.

Kutler, Stanley I. The American Inquisition, Justice & Injustice in the Cold War. Hill & Wang. New York, 1982.

Landau, Saul. The Dangerous Doctrine, National Security and U.S. Foreign Policy. Westview Press. Boulder, 1988.

Lewis, Anthony. Make No Law The Sullivan Case and the First Amendment. Random House. New York, 1991.

Lewy, Guenter. The Cause That Failed: Communism in American Political Life. Oxford University Press. New York, 1990.

Lichtenstein, Nelson, et al. Who Built America, Working People and the Nation’s Economy, Politics, Culture and Society, Vol. Two, From 1877 to the Present. Pantheon Books. New York, 1992.

Lingeman, Richard. Theodore Dreiser, An American Journey 1908-1945. John Wiley & Sons, New York, 1993.

Lowenthal, Max. The Federal Bureau of Investigation. Greenwood Publishing Group. Westport, CT, 1950.

Lucas, J. Anthony. Nightmare, The Underside of the Nixon Years. Viking. New York, 1973.

Mandel, William. Saying No to Power, Autobiography of a 20th Century Activist and Thinker. Creative Arts. Berkeley, CA, 1999.

Mason, Alpheus Thomas. The Supreme Court Taft to Warren. Louisiana State University Press, 1968. [Moved from 2nd entry under Alpheus]

Matusow, Harvey. False Witness. Cameron & Kahn. New York, 1955.

McCullough, David. Truman. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1993.

McGrath, John S., and Delmont, James J. Floyd B. Olsen 1891-1936. McGrath and Delmont. USA, 1937.

McElvaine, Robert S. The Great Depression: America 1929-1941. Three Rivers Press. Westport, CT, 1993.

McWilliams, Carey. California, the Great Exception. University of California Press. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, 1999.

McWilliams, Carey. The Education of Carey McWilliams. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1978.

McWilliams, Carey. Factories in the Field, The Story of Migratory Farm Labor in California. University of California Press. Berkeley and Los Angeles, CA, 1966.

Meagher, Sylvia, Accessories After the Fact, The Warren Commission, The Authorities and the Report. Vintage Books. New York, 1992.

Miller, Arthur. The Assault on Privacy. New American Library, a division of Penguin Putnam, Inc. New York, 1972.

Mitchell, Greg. The Campaign of the Century – Upton Sinclair’s Race for Governor of California and the Birth of Media Politics. Random House. New York, 1992.

Mitchell, Greg. Tricky Dick and the Pink Lady: Richard Nixon vs Helen Gahagan Douglas-Sexual Politics and the Red Scare, 1950. Random House. New York, 1998.

Morgan, Ted. FDR: A Biography. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1985.

Morgan, Ted. Reds – McCarthyism in Twentieth Century America. Random House. New York, 2003.

Morris, Roger. Richard Milhous Nixon, the Rise of an American Politician. Henry Holt & Co. New York, 1991.

Navasky, Victor. Naming Names. Viking Press. New York, 1980.

Norris, Robert S. Racing for the Bomb, General Leslie R. Groves, the Manhattan Project’s Indispensible Man. Steerforth. Hanover, NH, 2003.

Nossiter, Adam. Of Long Memory: Mississippi and the Murder of Medgar Evers. Da Capo Press. Cambridge, MA, 2002.

O’Connor, Jessie Lloyd, O’Connor, Harvey, and Bowler, Susan M. Harvey and Jessie, A Couple of Radicals. Temple University Press. Philadelphia, 1988.

Offner, Arnold A. Another Such Victory, President Truman and the Cold War, 1945- 1953. Stanford University Press. Palo Alto, CA, 2002.

Ollestad, Norman. Inside the FBI. Lancer Press. New York, 1968.

Olmstead, Kathryn S. Red Spy Queen A Biography of Elizabeth Bentley. University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill, NC and London, 2002.

Oney, Steve. And the Dead Shall Rise The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank. Pantheon Books. New York, 2003.

O’Reilly, Kenneth. Hoover and the Un-Americans, The FBI, HUAC and the Red Menace. Temple University Press. Philadelphia, PA, 1983.

Packer, Herbert L. Ex-Communist Witnesses. Stanford University Press. Stanford, CA, 1962.

Pearson, Drew and Abell, Tyler. Diaries [of]Drew Pearson, 1949-1959. Hold Rinehart & Winston. New York, 1974.

Perlstein, Rick. Before the Storm: Barry Goldwater and the Unmaking of the American Consensus. Hill and Wang. New York, 2001.

Pipes, Richard. A Concise History of the Russian Revolution. Vintage Books. New York, 1996.

Powers, Richard Gid. Not Without Honor, The History of American Anticommunism. Free Press. New York, 1995.

Reeves, Richard. President Nixon, Alone in the White House. Simon & Schuster. New York, 2001.

Renshaw, Patrick. The Wobblies, The Story of Syndicalism in the United States. Doubleday Anchor. Gordon City, NY, 1967.

Reppetto, Thomas. American Mafia, A History of its Rise to Power. John MacRae Books. New York, 2004.

Roberts, Sam. The Brother The Untold Story of Atomic Spy David Greenglass and How He Sent His Sister, Ethel Rosenberg to the Electric Chair. Random House. New York, 2001.

Russell, Frances. The Shadow of Blooming Grove: Warren G. Harding and his Times. McGraw-Hill, 1968.

Sachar, Howard M. A History of the Jews in America. Vintage Books. New York,1993.

Salmond, John. A Southern Rebel, The Life & Times of Aubrey Willis Williams, 1890- 1965. University of North Carolina Press. Chapel Hill, NC, 1983.

Sanders, Jane. Cold War and the Campus: Academic Freedom at the University of Washington, 1946-1964. University of Washington Press. Seattle, 1979.

Schindler, Colin. Hollywood in Crisis, Cinema & American Society 1929-39. Routledge. New York, 1996.

Schlesinger, Arthur. Robert Kennedy and His Times. Houghton Mifflin Co. Boston. 1978.

Schultz, Bud and Ruth. It Did Happen Here: Recollections of Political Repression in America. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA. 1989.

Schultz, Bud and Ruth. The Price of Dissent, Testimonies to Political Repression in America. University of California Press. Berkeley, CA, 2001.

Severo, Richard and Mulford, Lewis. The Wages of War, When America’s Soldiers Come Home – From Valley Forge to Vietnam. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1989.

Shaw, Warren, and Pryce, David. World Almanac of the Soviet Union from 1905 to the Present. Pharos Books. New York, 1990.

Sherrill, Robert. The Accidental President. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. New York, 1978.

Sherrill, Robert. Gothic Politics in the Deep South. Ballantine Books. New York, 1968.

Sherrill, Robert. Governing America: An Introduction. Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. New York, 1978.

Sherrill, Robert. Why They Call It Politics: A Guide to America’s Government. Harcourt College Publishers. New York, 2000.

Sherwood, Robert E.. Roosevelt and Hopkins. Enigma Books. New York, 2001.

Shirer, William L. Nightmare Years: 1930-1940. Birlinn. Edinburgh, Scotland, 2002.

Simpson, Christopher. Blowback: America’s Recruitment of Nazis and Its Effects on the Cold War. Grove Press. New York, 1988.

Smith, John Chabot. Alger Hiss, The True Story. Holt, Rinehart, Winston. New York, 1976.

Smith, Sally Bedell. Grace and Power, The Private World of the Kennedy White House. Random House. New York, 2004.

Smith, Page. Democracy on Trial, The Japanese American Evacuation and Relocation in World War II. Simon & Schuster. New York, 1995.

Starr, Kevin. Inventing the Dream, California Through the Progressive Era. Oxford Press. New York, 1985.

Summers, Anthony. Official and Confidential the Secret Life of J. Edgar Hoover. G. P. Putnam’s Sons. New York, 1993.

Swanberg, W.A. Luce and His Empire. Charles Scribner’s Sons. New York, 1972.

Swearingen, M. Wesley. FBI Secrets, An Agent Expose. South End Press. Boston, 1995.

Tanenhaus, Sam. Whittaker Chambers, A Biography. Modern Library. New York, 1998.

Theoharis, Athan, ed. Beyond the Hiss Case: The FBI, Congress, and the Cold War. Temple University Press. Philadelphia, PA, 1982.

Theoharis, Athan. Chasing Spies, How the FBI Failed in Counterintelligence but Promoted the Politics of McCarthyism in the Cold War Years. Ivan R. Dee. Chicago, 2002.

Theoharis, Athan. Spying on Americans, Political Surveillance from Hoover to the Huston Plan. Temple University Press. Philadelphia. 1978.

Thomas, Dana. Media Moguls. Putman. New York, 1981.

Thomas, Evan. Robert Kennedy, His Life. Simon & Schuster. New York, 2000.

Unger, Robert. The Union Station Massacre: The Original Sin of J. Edgar Hoover’s FBI. Andrew Mcmeel Publishers. Kansas City, MO, 1997.

Wagman, Robert J. The Supreme Court, A Citizen’s Guide. Pharos Books. New York, 1993.

Walker, Samuel. In Defense of American Liberties, A History of the ACLU. Oxford Press. New York, 1999.

Weintraub, Stanley. MacArthur’s War Korea and the Undoing of an American Hero. The Free Press. New York, 2000.

West, James. "HUAC's Political Defeat," Political Affairs. New York, 1965.

Wicker, Tom. One of Us: Richard Nixon and the American Dream. Random House. New York, 1991.

Wilkinson, Frank. Akron Law Journal. University of Akron. Akron, OH. Vol. XX No XX. Reprint, 1974.

Wilkinson, Frank. “Revisiting the McCarthy Era, Looking at Wilkinson v. the United States in Light of Wilkinson v. the Federal Bureau of Investigation." Loyola of Los Angeles Law Review. Loyola Law School. Los Angeles, CA, Vol 33 Issue 2, p. 681.

Wise, David. Molehunt: The Secret Search for Traitors that Shattered the CIA. Random House. New York, 1992.

Wise, David. Nightmover: How Aldrich Ames Sold the CIA to the KGB for $4.6 Million. Harper Collins. New York, 1995.

Wise, David. Spy: The Inside Story of How the FBI’s Robert Hanssen Betrayed America. Random House. New York, 2002.

Wofford, Harris. Of Kennedys and Kings, Making Sense of the Sixties. Farrar-Straus Giroux. New York, 1980.

Ybarra, Michael J. Washington Gone Crazy, Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt. Steerforth Press. Hanover, NH, 2004.

Young, Brigadier Peter, Ed. World Almanac of WWII. Pharos Books, 1981.

Youngdale, James M., Ed. Third Party Footprints: An Anthology from Writings and Speeches of Midwest Radicals. Ross & Haines, Inc. Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1966.

Zilg, Gerard Colby. Dupont: Behind the Nylon Curtain. Prentice-Hall. Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1974.


British Broadcasting Corporation, The UnAmericans, “Frank Wilkinson – The Campaigner.” Producer Archie Baron, 1992.

Frank Wilkinson Oral History, UCLA Oral History Program, Dale Treleven, Director. December 15, 1984-September 5, 1992. 6 vol. (c) Regents of the University of California.

HUAC, Operation Abolition, 1960, Narrated and Ed. by Fulton Lewis, 3rd.

Interviews by author with Frank Wilkinson, fall 2002.

Life Magazine, "The Bill of Rights," Fall Special 1991, Vol. 14, No. 13, 63.

Public Broadcasting Service, Frontline, "Inside the FBI: The Price of Freedom." August 11, 1997.

Public Broadcasting Service, Frontline, on HUAC, February 1993.

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