Podcast: McCarthyism in Florida: The Johns Committee and Purple Pamphlet

In Episode 81 of The Florida History Podcast we discuss Charley Johns infamous Legislative Committee which investigated the NAACP, academics and civil rights groups. It also produced the infamous “purple pamphlet” meant to condemn Homosexuality in Florida. 

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  1. […] the year I was required to take the course which included this curriculum, the Berlin Wall fell). This came about two decades after the infamous John’s Committee and “Purple Pamphlet&#8…which targeted Florida’s academic community as well as any discussion of LGBTQ […]


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