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McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of subversion or treason without proper regard for evidence. The term refers to U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy ...

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Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 ...

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McCarthyism: Name given to the period of time in American history that saw Wisconsin Sen. Joseph McCarthy produce a series of investigations and hearings ...

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Find out more about the history of Joseph R. McCarthy, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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"Are you now, or have you ever been, a member of the Communist party?" In the 1950s, thousands of Americans who toiled in the government, served in the ...

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Senator Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The Witch Hunt. On November 14, 1908, Joseph McCarthy was born into a Roman Catholic family as the fifth of ...

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Aug 23, 2006 ... While the House Un-American Activities Committee had been formed in 1938 as an anti-Communist organ, McCarthy's accusations heightened ...

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McCarthyism is a political ploy that wields accusations and shame without significant evidence. Learn about Joseph McCarthy and his Cold War tactics.

www.amnh.org/exhibitions/einstein/global-citizen/mccarthy-era

Einstein despaired over the effects of McCarthyism : "The current investigations are an incomparably greater danger to our society than those few Communists in  ...