Tuesday, June 29, 2010
"The Experience and Legacy of McCarthyism in Oregon," presented by Dr. Michael Munk. McMenamins Edgefield Power Station Theater
2126 S.W. Halsey Street
Troutdale, OR 97060
Learn more about one of Portland's most politically contentious eras--the post world War II period when HUAC and the Portland police Red Squad, enabled by most Oregon public and private employers, suceeded in supressing the state's radical movements. Those movements grew during the "Red Decade" of the 1930s and the major wartime population shifts but were tuirned back by the domestic impact of the Cold War.