It is difficult to estimate the number of victims of McCarthy. ... or present
connection of some kind with the Communist Party.
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 ...
On this day in History, McCarthy accuses State Department of communist ... The
committee found little to substantiate McCarthy's charges, but McCarthy ...
There is some dispute about the number of Communists McCarthy claimed to
have known about. Though advance copies of this speech distributed to the
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.".
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's issue of choice? Communism. The American Heritage Dictionary
defines McCarthyism as "the political practice of publicizing accusations of ...
"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 second Red Scare refers to the fear of communism that permeated American
politics, ... Popularly known as “McCarthyism” after Senator Joseph McCarthy ...
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.