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It is difficult to estimate the number of victims of McCarthy. ... or present connection of some kind with the Communist Party.

Joseph R. McCarthy - Cold War - HISTORY.com


The Cold War; Joseph McCarthy and the Rise of McCarthyism; “Have you no sense of ... During the late 1940s and early 1950s, the prospect of communist ...

Victims of McCarthyism


A few of the people on McCarthy's list were actually spies for the Soviet Union. ... this act is "the most positive proof obtainable that the witness is Communist.".

Senator Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The - Cold War Museum


Another victim of McCarthy's spurious communist accusations was Drew Pearson , a critic who discredited McCarthy's accusations regularly through columns ...

"Enemies from Within": Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's Accusations ...


There is some dispute about the number of Communists McCarthy claimed to have known about. Though advance copies of this speech distributed to the press ...

McCarthy Era - American Museum of Natural History


"I have never been a Communist," he said. "But if I were, I would not be ashamed of it." Einstein despaired over the effects of McCarthyism : "The current ...

The Cold War Home Front: McCarthyism


Jan 28, 2013 ... Reckless accusations that the government was full of communists were ... McCarthyism began well before Senator Joseph McCarthy arrived on ...

Senator McCarthy's Crusade begins | History Today


The US Senator's anti-Communist 'Crusade' began on February 9th, 1950. Senator Joseph McCarthyJoseph Raymond McCarthy was thirty-eight when he ...

Joseph McCarthy, American Hero. Truth about McCarthyism, Red ...


A brief biography, including a list of achievements and exposed communists.

McCarthyism and the Red Scare: Definition, Causes & Effects ...


No one was safe because McCarthy was the judge, jury and executioner. McCarthy's vitriolic campaign of identifying and eliminating suspected communists ...

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McCarthyism [ushistory.org]


McCarthyism. ... McCarthy capitalized on national paranoia by proclaiming that communist spies were omnipresent and that he was America's only salvation.

Arthur Miller | McCarthyism | American Masters | PBS


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

Setting the Record on Joe McCarthy Straight | Frontpage Mag


Dec 3, 2013 ... The verdict on the late Senator's anti-communist cause -- and the tactics ... to Senator McCarthy's ability to demagogue the Communist issue.