Many factors contributed to McCarthyism, some of them extending back to the
years of the First Red Scare (1917–20), inspired by Communism's emergence as
As World War II ended, Americans' fear of Germans and Japanese was
transferred onto the communist Soviet Union. Though the Soviets had been their
Despite being a Democrat early in his political years, he quickly switched into the
Republican Party after being overlooked as a candidate in the Democratic ...
Einstein despaired over the effects of McCarthyism : "The current investigations
are an incomparably greater danger to our society than those few Communists in
For the next two years McCarthy's committee investigated various government
departments and questioned a large number of people about their political past.
“McCarthyism” has become synonymous with reckless opportunism, cruel and ...
Julius and Ethel Rosenberg were convicted in 1951 (and executed two years ...
Senator Joseph R. McCarthy was a little-known junior senator from Wisconsin
until .... The White House Years: Mandate for Change, 1953-1956 by Dwight D.
Jan 28, 2013 ... Shortly after WWII a phenomenon known as McCarthyism began to ... end the
U.S. monopoly on atomic weapons only 4 years after Hiroshima, ...
Joseph McCarthy was a relatively unknown senator from Wisconsin nearing the
... the senator in the headlines, so the show continued unabated for four years.
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Sep 20, 2007 ... This is a short video on Joseph McCarthy that I did for A.P. U.S. History ... shown
here is the 1960 HUAC hearings 3 years after McCarthy died ...