The Cold War Debate Continues: A Traditionalist View of Historical Writing on Domestic Communism and Anti-Communism

  title={The Cold War Debate Continues: A Traditionalist View of Historical Writing on Domestic Communism and Anti-Communism},
  author={John Earl Haynes},
  journal={Journal of Cold War Studies},
  • J. Haynes
  • Published 1 January 2000
  • Political Science
  • Journal of Cold War Studies
This article reviews the huge Cold War-era and post-Cold War literature on American Communism and anti-Communism in the United States. These issues have long been the subject of heated scholarly debate. The recent opening of archives in Russia and other former Communist countries and the release of translated Venona documents in the United States have shed new light on key aspects of the American Communist Party that were previously unknown or undocumented. The new evidence has underscored the… 
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