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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 ...

McCarthyism [ushistory.org]


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


Aug 23, 2006 ... While the House Un-American Activities Committee had been formed in 1938 as an anti-Communist organ, McCarthy's accusations heightened ...

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.".

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 ...

McCarthy's Tactics - How McCarthyism Worked | HowStuffWorks


McCarthy's Tactics - McCarthyism is a political ploy that wields accusations and ... Some were members of organizations with reported communist sympathies.

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 ...

Documents that Changed the World: Joseph McCarthy's 'list,' 1950 ...


Oct 14, 2014 ... Joseph McCarthy and his infamous “list” supposedly naming communists who had infiltrated the heart of the United States government.

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 ...