By Charles H. Mccormick

In the course of international battle I, the phobia that German spies have been working in the United States justified the fast progress of federal intelligence companies. whilst that danger proved illusory, those organizations distinctive anti-war and labour teams. this article information this era of family spying within the Pittsburgh zone.

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Over the years he had built on his six years of public schooling through an ambitious, if eclectic, course of self-improvement. He had taken public speaking, general studies, and evening lecture courses. In Chicago he Page 21 had taken classes at the Sheldon School of Salesmanship, the Moody Institute, and Dr. Larson's School of Swedish Movements, Scientific Massage, and Corrective Physical Culture. His job history included a number of low- to middle-level white-collar jobs, mostly clerk or salesman, and, probably undercover, blue-collar jobs at Ford Motors and several steel companies.

McCormick. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0-8229-3998-3 (alk. paper) 1. Anti-communist movementsPennsylvaniaPittsburghHistory20th century. 2. CommunismPennsylvaniaPittsburghHistory20th century. 3. United StatesPolitics and government1913-1921. 4. Politics and government. 5. Internal securityPennsylvaniaPittsburghHistory20th century. I. 8'86dc297-21173 A CIP catalog record for this book is available from the British Library. Page v For my history teachers of long ago, especially Robert Foote Harris, Lawrence S.

1890-1961), who styled himself a "research executive," was a detective, a World War II OSS investigator, and a key figure in the 1945 Amerasia case. S. Passport Office from 1928 to 1955. In the cold war era she denied passports to Paul Robeson, W. E. B. 7 When the war began in Europe in 1914 Bielaski had about a hundred agents to cover the entire country, many with Mann Act experience, few with spy- or radical-catching experience. By 1915 BI strength had doubled but was still inadequate to serve as the eyes and ears of the nation or to foil the plans of German spies.

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