Feb 14, 2021 – The Lavender Scare feat. John Leavitt – Arsenal For Democracy Ep. 350

Description: In the late 1940s and 1950s, Republicans desperate to regain control of the federal government and roll back the New Deal launched a massive purge and witch-hunt of gay federal employees. Guest John Leavitt joins Bill and Rachel to discuss.

Links and notes for Ep. 350 (PDF): http://arsenalfordemocracy.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/AFD-Ep-350-Links-and-Notes-John-Leavitt-on-the-Lavender-Scare.pdf

Theme music by Stunt Bird.

Bill Humphrey

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Bill Humphrey is the primary host of WVUD's Arsenal For Democracy talk radio show and a local elected official. Follow him @BillHumphreyMA on twitter.
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