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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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

The Anti-Communist Crusade and the Rise of McCarthyism


Aug 7, 2002 ... Senator Joseph McCarthy:A Multimedia Celebration ... fear that McCarthy's anti- communism threatens American democracy and freedom? 4.

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 ...

How McCarthyism Worked | HowStuffWorks


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

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McCarthy charges communists are in the CIA - Jun 02, 1954 ...


Senator Joseph McCarthy charges that communists have infiltrated the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the atomic weapons industry. Although McCarthy's  ...

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 - Cold War Museum


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