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McCarthyism

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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

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During the late 1940s and early 1950s, the prospect of communist subversion ... McCarthy's accusations were so intimidating that few people dared to speak out ...

Victims of McCarthyism

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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

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

How McCarthyism Worked | HowStuffWorks

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McCarthy's issue of choice? Communism. The American Heritage Dictionary defines McCarthyism as "the political practice of publicizing accusations of ...

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

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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 ...

The Cold War Home Front: McCarthyism

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

McCarthyism, Red Scare, and Domestic Subversion - Discover the ...

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The way in which the word is used has changed since McCarthy's brief strut on ... a national figure who parlayed postwar fears about “the Communist menace” ...

McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare - American History: Oxford ...

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The second Red Scare refers to the fear of communism that permeated American politics, ... Popularly known as “McCarthyism” after Senator Joseph McCarthy ...

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

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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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McCarthy says communists are in State Department - Feb 09, 1950 ...

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Despite McCarthy's inconsistency, his refusal to provide any of the names of the “ known communists,” and his inability to produce any coherent or reasonable ...

McCarthyism [ushistory.org]

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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

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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 ...