Dorothy Healey Remembers: A Life in the American Communist Party

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In a political career that spanned nearly five decades, Dorothy Healey became one of the few women to rise to leadership in the American Communist Party. Joining the Party in 1928 at age fourteen, she served as leader of the Los Angeles district--the second largest in the country--for over twenty years, as well as serving on the Party's National Committee. As a strike leader, opponent of McCarthyism, Vietnam War protester, radio commentator, candidate for public office, and mentor to Angela Davis, Healey won fame as "a ...

Dorothy Healey Remembers: A Life in the American Communist Party 1990, Oxford University Press, USA, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780195038194

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