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McCarthyism - Wikipedia


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

McCarthyism [ushistory.org]


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

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 ...

"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 ...

McCarthyism and the Second Red Scare - Oxford Research ...


The second Red Scare refers to the fear of communism that permeated American ... Subcommittee and McCarthy's Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations.

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


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

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 ...

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 | American history | Britannica.com


Sep 6, 2016 ... McCarthy's subsequent search for communists in the Central Intelligence Agency , the State Department, and elsewhere made him an ...

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


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 ...

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 ...