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Author Taylor, Gregory S., author.

Title The life and lies of Paul Crouch : communist, opportunist, Cold War snitch / Gregory S. Taylor.

Publication Info. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource.
Summary Taylor traces the life of Paul Crouch (1903-1955), an infamous paid informant for the federal government during the McCarthy era. Taylor not only highlights Crouch's unusual life, but also examines the dangers of ideologues.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: The most dangerous man in America -- Childhood and youth, 1903-1924 -- The Hawaiian Communist League, 1924-1927 -- "Paul Crouch, Bolshevik," 1927-1932 -- District organizer, 1932-1937 -- Questioning communism, 1938-1947 -- "Then came the conversion," 1947-1949 -- Professional informant, 1950-1951 -- Limelight, 1952-1953 -- Atomic secrets, 1953-1954 -- "Let me at him!" 1954 -- "Is Paul Crouch reliable?" 1954 -- "A lonely and despised man," 1955 and beyond.
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Subject Crouch, Paul, 1903-1955.
Crouch, Paul, 1903-1955
Cold War (1945-1989)
Informers -- United States -- Biography.
Communists -- United States -- Biography.
Cold War -- Biography.
Communism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Chronological Term 1900 - 1999
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Biography.
History.
Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Taylor, Gregory S., author. Life and lies of Paul Crouch Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] 9780813049205 (DLC) 2013038959 (OCoLC)863632123
ISBN 9780813048703 (electronic bk.)
0813048702 (electronic bk.)
1306463459 (ebk)
9781306463454 (ebk)
9780813049205
0813049202