The librarian spies [electronic resource] : Philip and Mary Jane Keeney and Cold War espionage / Rosalee McReynolds and Louise S. Robbins.
- Other records:
- Westport, Conn. : Praeger Security International, 2009.
1 online resource (200 p.)
- Keeney, Philip O. (Philip Olin), 1891-1962.
Keeney, Mary Jane, b. 1898.
Spies -- United States -- Biography.
Communism -- United States.
Subversive activities -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Espionage, Soviet -- United States -- History.
Librarians -- United States -- Biography.
- Electronic books.
- In 1950, Senator Joseph McCarthy declared that the State Department was a haven for communists and traitors. Among famous targets, like Alger Hiss, the senator also named librarian Mary Jane Keeney and her husband Philip, who had been called before the House UnAmerican Activities Committee to account for friendships with suspected communists, memberships in communist fronts, and authorship of articles that had been published in leftist periodicals. Conservative journalists and politicians had seized the occasion to denounce the pair as communist sympathizers and spies for the Soviet Union. If
The Progressive Librarians' Council
The spies at home
The spies abroad
Caught in the web
Guilt and association.
- Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references (p. -168) and index.
- Robbins, Louise S.
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