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The Palmer Raids, Part 1


A. Mitchell Palmer  Photo by Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images
A. Mitchell Palmer Photo by Library of Congress/Corbis/VCG via Getty Images

After WWI, there was a great deal of social unrest in the United States. Additionally, there was a fear that Communist revolutionaries would try to take over the country. Adding fuel to the fear were two bomb plots in 1919.

Topics in this Podcast: American history, communism, 20th century, subtweeting the election, U.S. history