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The Life and Lies of Paul Crouch: Communist, Opportunist, Cold War Snitch

Gregory S. Taylor

Abstract

This biography examines the life of Paul Crouch, who spent seventeen years in the Communist Party of the United States of America and, later, five years as an informant for the Federal Government. This work demonstrates the dangers posed by ideologues and their impact on modern American history. Crouch's early political life demonstrates his enactment of a Communist agenda to undermine the American way of life by finding ways to enforce the will of the Soviet Union. Crouch worked to install Communist agents in the military and to infiltrate the White House during the presidency of Franklin Roo ... More

Keywords: biography, American history, Communism, anti-Communism, Cold War, Joseph McCarthy, ideologues, Robert Oppenheimer, Harry Bridges, Charlie Chaplin

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2014 Print ISBN-13: 9780813049205
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2014 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813049205.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Gregory S. Taylor, author