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The Life and Lies of Paul CrouchCommunist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch$
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Gregory S. Taylor

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780813049205

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813049205.001.0001

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“Is Paul Crouch Reliable?” 1954

“Is Paul Crouch Reliable?” 1954

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(p.238) 11 “Is Paul Crouch Reliable?” 1954
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The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch
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Gregory S. Taylor

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University Press of Florida
DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049205.003.0012

Crouch's failures in New Orleans and Philadelphia led to a growing chorus of denunciations. Not only did the media, politicians, and Communists rail against Crouch, but they also began to question the use of Communist informants in general. Such questions grew even louder when news broke that it was Crouch who had helped instigate the Army-McCarthy hearings. Joseph and Stewart Alsop took the lead in attacking Crouch and the informant system, and while Crouch found a few willing supporters, many of his former allies quickly abandoned him. J. Edgar Hoover, for one, refused to respond to Crouch's numerous pleas for support. When Crouch realized the government had dropped him he attempted to save his career by suing Attorney General Herbert Brownell. Despite such difficulties, he refused to concede his lies, remained adamant in his anti-Communism, and insisted that all the attacks on him were part of a massive Communist plot.

Keywords:   Paul Crouch, Communist informants, Army-McCarthy Hearings, Joseph and Stewart Alsop, J. Edgar Hoover, Herbert Brownell

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