Live Stream: Aaron J. Leonard presents The Folk Singers and the Bureau

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The Folk Singers and the Bureau: The FBI, the Folk Artists and the Suppression of the Communist Party, USA-1939-1956 is the first book to document the efforts of the FBI against the most famous American folk singers of the mid-twentieth century, including Woody Guthrie, 'Sis Cunningham, Pete Seeger, Lee Hays and Burl Ives.

Aaron J. Leonard is a writer and historian with a particular focus on the history of radicalism and state suppression. He is the author of Heavy Radicals: The FBI’s Secret War on America’s Maoists and A Threat of the First Magnitude—FBI Counterintelligence & Infiltration: From the Communist Party to the Revolutionary Union. His current book, The Folk Singers & the Bureau, published in September 2020. He has a BA in Social Sciences and History magna cum laude, from New York University. He lives in Los Angeles.
 

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$16.95
ISBN: 9781913462000
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Published: Repeater - September 8th, 2020

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