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    Un American Activities
    The Trials Of William Remington

    by Gary May

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    • ISBN: 9780195049800 (0195049802)
    • Release date: June 9, 1994
    • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
    • Language: english
    • Format: hardcover, 416 pages
    • Author: Gary May

    About The Book

    In 1948, William W. Remington was one of the bright young men in the Truman administration. He was tall and handsome, a product of Dartmouth and Columbia. From 1940 on, he had risen through government ranks, serving on wartime boards, the President’s Council of Economic Advisors, and eventually as a major official in the Department of Commerce, with a promising future ahead. By 1954, however, Remington was dead — assassinated in his cell by a team of inmates in a high-security Federal prison. In Un-American Activities, historian Gary May tells the fascinating story of William Remington — a story of intrigue, injustice, government corruption, and anti-Communist hysteria. May labored for eight years in reconstructing Remington’s case, searching through FBI files and government documents, and waging an epic battle against then U.S. Attorney Rudolph Giuliani to become the first historian to obtain access to grand jury records. The result is a brilliant account of one man’s tragic odyssey and a government run amok. Remington’s future collapsed in 1948, when he was charged with being a Communist and a Soviet spy. The accuser was Elizabeth Bentley, an admitted ex-Communist herself and a former courier for Soviet spymasters. Remington’s life fell into a whirlpool as he fought government improprieties, illegalities, and the assumption he was guilty. Cleared by government loyalty boards, he was indicted by a grand jurywhose foreman was secretly helping Elizabeth Bentley prepare her memoirs. Remington suffered through two trials for perjury, and the chief witness against him was his own embittered ex-wife. He was convicted and sentenced to the federal penitentiary at Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, wherehis reputation as a Communist preceded him. But May’s account also offers fascinating insight into the depth of Soviet penetration into wartime America: As he follows Remington’s life from the radical circles at Dartmouth and the Tennessee Valley Authority in the 1930s through h

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