The Nagler case: a revealing moment in Red Cross history.

@article{Hutchinson1992TheNC,
  title={The Nagler case: a revealing moment in Red Cross history.},
  author={John F. Hutchinson},
  journal={Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine},
  year={1992},
  volume={9 2},
  pages={
          177-90
        }
}
  • J. Hutchinson
  • Published 1992
  • History
  • Canadian bulletin of medical history = Bulletin canadien d'histoire de la medecine
This paper uses a legal case as a window through which to observe the important changes in the relationship between the US government and the American Red Cross in the early years of this century. In 1917, the government brought suit under the Espionage Act against Louis Nagler, Assistant Secretary of State for the State of Wisconsin and a German-American follower of progressive Senator Robert La Follette. Nagler's 'crime' was that he had been heard to criticise the management of the American… 

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