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In 1932, veterans marched to the capitol to try force congress to pay their bonuses early. In 1948, this was reinterpreted as an attempted communist revolution. This is due to the way that the Second Red Scare shifted the acceptable range of political thought to an extreme that the idea of anti-capitalist/anti-US dissent that was not manufactured by the Soviet Union was impossible.
Crosby, Aidan, "The Bonus March and the Cold War" (2020). Summer Research. 383.
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