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Unformatted text preview: Where as in the time of the Red Scare the media was controlled by the government and could easily be used against Gandhis words. Bringing in Malcolm Xs theory on protesting, which is using violence when it is needed especially in self defense it conflicts with Gandhis beliefs. Things needed to be done during the time of the Red Scare, however both ways would of proved difficult to start. In theory Malcolm Xs belief of self defense, was taken when radicals attacked innocent citizens during May day parade. The government quickly used the media to say that it was a provoked by spectators and banned flag waving of the communist flag. No one wanted to go against what was the general census. However there were probably people who saw through the red scare and others who were on the fence about the whole deal. If either Malcolm Xs or Gandhis teaching and belief had united the other citizens, the whole thing might have had a different outcome....
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- Spring '08