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Subversion and Indecency, 1961–1962

Stacy Braukman

in Communists and Perverts under the Palms

Published by University Press of Florida

Published in print March 2012 | ISBN: 9780813039824
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780813043166 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5744/florida/9780813039824.003.0005
Subversion and Indecency, 1961–1962

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This chapter covers 1961-62, when the FLIC found an ally in a newly elected segregationist governor and received his stamp of approval to sponsor a statewide educational campaign about the related dangers of homosexuality and obscene literature, and when the committee began hearing murmurs of discontent from conservative parents of University of South Florida (USF) students.

Keywords: Farris Bryant; obscene literature; Florida Children's Commission; University of South Florida; student activism; liberalism

Chapter.  15400 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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