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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Richard Gid PowersRichard Gid Powers

Anticommunism was one of the most significant forces in twentieth-century American politics. While its enemies saw anticommunism as dictating U.S. foreign and domestic policy, anticommunists viewed themselves as a derided minority ignored by decision-makers dedicated to policies of coexistence and détente that legitimized communist totalitarianism.... ...

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