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Author Kaminer, Wendy.

Title Worst instincts : cowardice, conformity, and the ACLU / Wendy Kaminer.

Imprint Boston : Beacon Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 3rd Floor Stacks  323.406073 K128w 2009    ---  Available
Description 149 p. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 140-149).
Contents Mob scenes -- The problem with partisanship -- Not the crime but the cover-up -- The political shouldn't be personal -- Facts don't matter -- Money changes everything -- Potemkin villages -- Gag rules -- Going it alone.
Summary In this concise and provocative book, Kaminer tells an inside story of the dramatic ethical decline of the American Civil Liberties Union, using it as a case history to detail the many vices of association.
Subject American Civil Liberties Union.
Social groups -- Moral and ethical aspects -- United States.
Social pressure.
Social influence.
Kaminer, Wendy.
ISBN 9780807044360 (pbk.)
9780807044308 (hardcover : alk. paper)
080704430X (hardcover : alk. paper)
0807044369 (pbk.)

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