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Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American Civil Liberties Union

by Corliss Lamont

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Published by Monthly Review Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • FLYNN, ELIZABETH GURLEY

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages224
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11608021M
    ISBN 100853451192
    ISBN 109780853451198
    OCLC/WorldCa102291

    Elizabeth Gurley Flynn Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage. She joined the American Communist Party in and late in life, in , became its chairwoman. by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn November 8, There were no Communists around inciting all of this. This was pre-Communist Party days. The American Civil Liberties Union was born in this struggle and many similar organizations. But the remarkable thing about it is that although sentences were 20 years and 10 years and 5 years, they were all.

    LAMONT, THE TRIAL OF ELIZABETH GURLEY FLYNN BY THE AMERICAN CIVIL LIBERTIES UNION (). He is unreliable as a source and unrepresentative of present day leftist critics. More characteristic is Jerold B. Auerbach. Auerbach, The Depression Decade, in THE PULSE OF FREEDOM, AMERICAN LIBERTIES: , at 65 (A. Reitman ed. ).Author: William L. O'Neill. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.

    Details about Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by American Civil Liberties Union Corliss Lamont. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by American Civil Liberties Union Corliss Lamont. Item Information. Condition: Acceptable A book with obvious wear. May have some damage to the cover but integrity still Rating: % positive. MOSCOW, Sept. 5—Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, chairman of the American Communist party since , died here today at the age of Miss Flynn was the third top Communist leader to die in the last.


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Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American Civil Liberties Union by Corliss Lamont Download PDF EPUB FB2

American Civil Liberties Union. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union. New York [Monthly Review Press,©] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Corliss Lamont; American Civil.

The American Civil Liberties Union has decided 12 years, after the death of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn that it was wrong in expelling her from its board of directors in and has repealed the.

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American labour organizer, political radical, and communist. Flynn was the daughter of working-class socialists.

While still in grammar school she was active in local socialist clubs, and in she joined the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW). She left high school in. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn () first made her mark as an organizer and speaker for the Industrial Workers of the World.

She joined the Communist Party in the mids and was a leading member for many years. Also active in the area of free speech, Flynn /5(3). American Civil Liberties Union. Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. New York, Horizon Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person: Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn; Elizabeth Gurley Flynn: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Corliss Lamont; American Civil Liberties Union.

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a leftist, secular-progressive was run for its first 30 years by an American named Roger Baldwin, who helped found it in Baldwin supported communism, but later denounced it in his book, A New Slavery, which condemned "the inhuman communist police state tyranny." This organization pursues a leftist agenda that includes censoring.

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We have new and used copies available, in 1 editions - starting at $ Shop now. Statement at the Smith Act Trial. delivered April 24New York.

click for pdf click for flash. Your Honor, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. I am a defendant in this case, acting as my own attorney, and therefore have the opportunity to address you directly.

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The very title is almost unbelievable: The Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Inspeaking from a homemade soapbox near Times Square, year-old Elizabeth Gurley Flynn stopped traffic on a Saturday night. Broadway producer David Belasco became so impressed he wanted to put her on stage. But she told him, "I'm in the labor movement and I speak my own piece".

And for more than 50 years this fiery American radical truly did speak her own piece, crossing and. The Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union [Corliss Lamont] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

On May 7,the board of directors of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) assembled at the City Club of New York on West 55 th Street. The purpose of the meeting: to decide whether to expel charter member Elizabeth Gurley Flynn on grounds that her membership in the Communist Party (CPUSA) disqualified her from serving on the governing body of a civil liberties organization.

Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, American Civil Liberties Union January 1,Monthly Review Press Paperback in English - New Ed edition. Buy The trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union. by American Civil Liberties Union, Corliss Lamont online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 0 edition - starting at $ Shop now. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn (August 7, – September 5, ) was a labor leader, activist, and feminist who played a leading role in the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW).

Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's joined the Communist Party USA in and late in life, in Flynn was a founding member of the American Civil Liberties Union and a visible proponent of women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage.

She joined the Communist Party USA in and late in life, inbecame its chairwoman. Connections In the IWW Flynn met Jack Archibold Jones, a miner and organizer, and they married in   Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was born in in Concord, New Hampshire.

She was born into a radical, activist, working-class intellectual family: her father was a socialist and her mother a feminist and Irish nationalist. The family moved to the South Bronx ten years later, and Elizabeth Gurley Flynn attended public school there.

After Paterson, Flynn continued to organize restaurant workers, silk weavers, garment workers and miners. She was arrested many times during this period, but never convicted. In she helped found the American Civil Liberties Union, and began actively supporting Sacco and Vanzetti, women's rights, birth control, and women's suffrage.

Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was an agitator and organizer for the Industrial Workers of the World (IWW) and an official of the Communist Party (CP). In an era when street life and mass strikes had a direct impact on ordinary people, Flynn’s notoriety was akin to that accorded to media stars today.

The Rebel Girl, as she was called, led immigrant workers in major strikes in Lawrence, Massachusetts. Primary Sources Elizabeth Gurley Flynn. Elizabeth Gurley Flynn, the daughter of Irish immigrants, was born in Concord, New Hampshire on 7th August, The family moved to South Bronx in and Flynn was educated at the local public school.

She later recalled: "I hated poverty.Flynn’s expulsion created a controversy that dogged the reputation of the ACLU for many years. The Board of Directors posthumously reinstated her in April The ACLU was founded on Janu Read about the affair: Corliss Lamont, ed., The Trial of Elizabeth Gurley Flynn by the American Civil Liberties Union ().The Rebel Girl is a memoir by Elizabeth Gurley Flynn of her early work as a Socialist labor organizer for the IWW (Industrial Workers of the World).

The first chapter tells of her life growing up in an Irish-American family. Her mother was an Irish nationalist and a feminist while her father was a Socialist/5.