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Employment of moral perverts by government agencies

In the 1950's, the U.S. Government believed that homosexual should not be employed by the federal government because they could be blackmailed by the country's enemies. Congress issued a number of reports on the need to root out and fire known homosexuals from the government.
May 25 (legislative day, March 29), 1950
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