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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


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 ...

McCarthy accuses State Department of communist infiltration - Feb ...


On this day in History, McCarthy accuses State Department of communist ... The committee found little to substantiate McCarthy's charges, but McCarthy ...

"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 ...

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.".

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 ...

How McCarthyism Worked | HowStuffWorks


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

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 ...

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


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

Telegram from Senator Joseph McCarthy to President Harry S. Truman


Fear of communism had existed since the 19th century but did not merit ... were televised nationally, and the public recoiled from McCarthy's bullying tactics.

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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.

Senator Joseph McCarthy, McCarthyism, and The Witch Hunt


On November 14, 1908, Joseph McCarthy was born into a Roman Catholic family as ... Another victim of McCarthy's spurious communist accusations was Drew ...

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 ...