Sex-Crime Panic: A Journey to the Paranoid Heart of the 1950s / Edition 1

Sex-Crime Panic: A Journey to the Paranoid Heart of the 1950s / Edition 1

by Neil Miller
     
 

ISBN-10: 1555836593

ISBN-13: 9781555836597

Pub. Date: 01/01/2009

Publisher: Alyson Books

How did two horrific murders lead to the incarceration of 20 gay men?

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How did two horrific murders lead to the incarceration of 20 gay men?

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781555836597
Publisher:
Alyson Books
Publication date:
01/01/2009
Edition description:
1ST
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments
Author's Note on Names
Prologue
Pt. 1Two Murders
Ch. 1A Boy Is Missing3
Ch. 2Enter Ernest Triplett12
Ch. 3Truth Serum26
Ch. 4"A Lover of Liberace" on Trial38
Ch. 5The Body in the Cornfield62
Ch. 6Needed: 25 Sexual Psychopaths76
Pt. 2The Roundup
Ch. 7Pinched93
Ch. 8Enemies Within105
Ch. 9Naming Names112
Ch. 10Morals Crusader124
Pt. 3The Sexual Psychopath Ward
Ch. 11The Arrival141
Ch. 12The Men in the Pink Shirts153
Ch. 13Dancing With Greta Garbo160
Ch. 14Therapy176
Ch. 15Matters of the Heart184
Ch. 16The Power and The Glory189
Ch. 17Christmas in Sioux City192
Ch. 18Cured193
Ch. 19Closing the Books205
Pt. 4The Second Roundup
Ch. 20Fighting Back209
Pt. 5The Reckoning
Ch. 21Crimes of the Past 1237
Ch. 22Crimes of the Past 2248
Pt. 6Sex-Crime Panic: Legacy of a Troubled Past
Ch. 23Sex-Crime Panic259
Sex-Crime Panic Timeline295
People Interviewed296
Bibliography297
Source Notes299

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