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America’s new — and senseless — Red Scare

In early 1951, federal authorities removed 11 Chinese students in handcuffs from the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and locked them in a Chicago jail. As I wrote in my book, ultimately, they (along with five other students) were deported because they belonged to a Chinese Christian group that authorities believed had been infiltrated by the Chinese Communist Party.

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