The Undeclared Witch Hunt

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Title

The Undeclared Witch Hunt

Subject

Gays in the government

Description

This newspaper clipping talks about the trial of Benning Wenworth against the United States Federal Government that was fought after Wenworth last his security clearance as a government employee after he went public with his homosexual identity. The paper talks about how the government is not only searching for commies in the government, but now LGBT people are the targets for investigation in government jobs. Frank Kameny fought on this case, and this document contributes to showing how one of the biggest contributions that DC made to the movement was the controversy surrounding gays in the government

Creator

Tom Wicker

Source

The Kameny Papers

Publisher

Harpers Nov

Date

1969

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Original Format

Newspaper clipping