John Roy Carlson's "Undercover with Our Fascist Enemies Within"

Reportage

Description

John Ray Carlson is the pen name for Avedis Boghos Derounian.  His book, "Under Cover," and the American Mercury article "Our Fascist Enemies Within" were based on extensive research, a lot of it under cover, with a number of nazi sympathetic groups in the U.S.

Media History

The reporting was intended for these media types: Magazine, Book

Effects and Outcomes

Under Cover was a bestseller, and exposed a number of pro-nazi groups and publications in the United States. The book led to four lawsuits for libel, all of which were ultimately dismissed.

Articles, Books, Video/Film