The Politics of Unreason: Right Wing Extremism in America, 1790-1970

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in America to create a viable extremist movement--and the serious potential for a monistic movement that still existed in this country if the proper ingredients were to combine.


Notes
1.
U.S. Bureau of the Census, Historical Statistics of the U.S. Colonial Times to 1957 ( Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1958), p. 166; U.S. Bureau of the Census, Statistical Abstract of the United States, 1968 ( Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 1968), pp. 312, 319.
2.
Edward A. Shils, The Torment of Secrecy (Glencoe: The Free Press, 1956), p.92.
3.
Time, February 20, 1950, p. 13.
4.
Samuel Lubell, The Future of American Politics ( New York: Harper, 1952), p.132.
5.
Quoted in Richard Rovere, Senator Joe McCarthy ( New York: Meridian, 1960), p. 125.
6.
Edna Lonergan, "Anatomy of the PAC," The Freeman, I ( November 27, 1950), 137-139.
7.
Joseph R. McCarthy, America's Retreat from Victory ( Boston: Western Islands, 1965), pp. 135-136. Originally published by Devin-Adair, New York, 1951.
8.
Rovere, op. cit., p. 145.
9.
Ibid., p. 179.
10.
See Michael Paul Rogin, The Intellectuals and McCarthy: The Radical Spectre ( Cambridge: M.I.T. Press, 1967); also Karl Ernest Meyer, The Politics of Loyalty: From La Follette to McCarthy in Wisconsin, 1918- 1952 (Ph.D. Thesis, Princeton University, 1956).
11.
Ibid., p. 184.
12.
Shils, op. cit., p. 99.
13.
Quoted in Peter Viereck, The Unadjusted Man ( Boston: Beacon, 1956), p. 132.
14.
Joseph R. McCarthy, "America's Retreat from Victory," Congressional Record, Thursday, June 14, 1951, 9A Reprint, p. 1.
15.
Ibid., p. 3.
16.
Quoted in Norman Graebner, The New Isolationism ( New York: Ronald, 1956), p. 26.
17.
William E. Jenner, "Let's Put America First," Facts Forum News, August 1955, p. 5.
18.
Time, October 22, 1951, p. 22.
19.
Rovere, op. cit., p. 52.
20.
Allen Drury, "Knowland Denies Any Peiping 'Deal,'" New York Times, August 2, 1955, pp. 4, 1.
21.
Jack Anderson and Roland W. May, McCarthy, the Man, the Senator, the Ism ( Boston: Beacon, 1952), p. 364.
22.
Congressional Record, 81st Congress, 2nd Session ( February 20, 1950), p. 1954.
23.
Neil J. Smelser, The Theory of Collective Behavior ( New York: The Free Press, 1963), p. 84.

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