Allan L. Damon

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Allan L. Damon was a teacher of American Studies at Horace Greeley High School and a Contributing Editor of AMERICAN HERITAGE. Mr. Damon authored The Great Red Scare in 1968.

Articles by this Contributor

Februrary 1968

In 1919 the U.S. Attorney General swooped down on a alleged Bolshevik revolutionaries and deported them by the boatload. For a while he was a national hero; he dreamed of the White House. But then…

February 1970

In reprisal for a Tory atrocity, Washington ordered the hanging of a captive British officer chosen by lot. He was nineteen.

December 1973

October 1973

February 1974

June 1974

George Washington wouldn't believe it

December 1975