General Strike required troops to
maintain order during a 5-day city paralysis.
Boston Police Strike had State Guard limit
damage during two nights of violence.
Steel Strike needed National Guard help.
Race Riots killed 165+.
Anarchist Bombings terrorized two cities.
1948 Berlin Blockade pits US and USSR
1950 McCarthyism hits many as Communist
1950 Failed assassination by two foreign nationals 1951 MacArthur fired for nuclear weapons talk
1954 Army-McCarthy hearings ends scare
Berlin Wall Built |
1962 Church Bombing 4 children die
1962 Cuban Missile Crisis
1963-JK, MLK, RK assassinated
1965 Malcolm X Assassinated
1965 Watts Riot 34 rioters killed
1970 Kent State 4 students killed
Iranian Coup sponsored by U.S.
|Media Response||Print and Video Coverage was pro-business, against both labor unions and Communists Anarchist.||
Government Creates Fear
Media Aided McCarthyism and then Buried It
Coverage Differed for Race vs. War
As Compared to Ferguson
Online Media create user based content
Coverage terrorism, foreign policy replaced drugs, crime and tech/space
1918 Sedition Act to protect wartime morale by deporting
putatively undesirable foreigners.
Palmer Raids had U.S. Attorney General targeting left-leaning Communist labor agitating immigrants by arresting 10,000, jailing 3,500 and deporting 556 resident aliens. "Criminal Syndicalism" state laws outlawing advocacy of violence in effecting and securing social change. Source
Truman Doctrine to contain Communism.
1947 Taft Hartley Act anti-union regulations
1948 Selective Service Act military draft
1950 McCarran Internal Security Act limits communists
1952 Immigration and Nationality Act limited inflow
1964 N. Mandela gets life
1965 Vietnam Protest Increase
1966 Black Panther Party forms
1971 Twenty sixth Amendment
1973-74 Agnew, Nixon resign
protected profit from labor
2) Relegion feared atheism of Communism
3) Right Leaning Politicians
4) Law Justice Department, FBI
5) Media circulation means power/money
1-5 business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD/FBI
6) Military Industrial Complex
7) Media add radio
1-7 business, religion, right leaning politicians, JD/FBI,
8) Workers were not protected from foreign competition to maintain profit
9) Media add TV
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