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Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

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/9780813039824.003.0006
Sex and Civil Rights, 1963–1965

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This chapter covers 1963–65 and explores the USF investigation, which began in secret and ended up bitterly dividing critics of liberal education and supporters of academic freedom. It recounts later missteps that undercut the committee's legitimacy and led many to question its mission.

Keywords: University of South Florida; academic freedom; student activism; sex and civil rights; Homosexuality and Citizenship in Florida (“purple pamphlet“); St. Augustine; Selma

Chapter.  13615 words. 

Subjects: History of the Americas

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