Black Struggle, Red Scare
Segregation and Anti-Communism in the South, 1948--1968
Jeff R Woods
At the height of the cold war, southern segregationists exploited the reigning mood of anxiety by linking the civil rights movement to an international Communist conspiracy. Jeff Woods tells a gripping story of fervent crusaders for racial equality swept into the maelstrom of the South's siege mentality, of crafty political opportunists who played ...