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A bare-knuckled anti-communist crusader of the early 1950s, Senator Joe McCarthy remains one of the most controversial and reviled American politicians of the 20th century. A Marine Corps veteran of World War II, Joseph McCarthy was elected to the U.S. Senate from Wisconsin in 1946. He leapt to national fame on 9 February 1950 with a speech in Wheeling, West Virginia, where he waved a piece of paper and claimed "I have in my hand" a list of known communist loyalists working in the State Departm More »
Born: November 14, 1908 (Grand Chute, Wisconsin)

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Joseph Raymond McCarthy (November 14, 1908 – May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 ...

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Find out more about the history of Joseph R. McCarthy, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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Jan 9, 2017 ... Read about when Senator Joseph McCarthy publicly charged that 205 communists had infiltrated the U.S. State Department, on ...

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On November 14, 1908, Joseph McCarthy was born into a Roman Catholic family as the ... Although McCarthy dropped out of grade school at the age fourteen, ...

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Joseph McCarthy: U.S. senator who lent his name to the term McCarthyism. McCarthy dominated the U.S. political climate in the early 1950s through his ...

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Elected to the Senate in 1946, Joseph McCarthy (1908-1957) did not draw major national attention until 1950. On February 9th of that year, he delivered a ...

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Joseph Raymond McCarthy was born on a farm in the Town of Grand Chute, near Appleton, Wisconsin, on November 15, 1908. He attended the Underhill ...

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Joseph McCarthy (14 November 1908 - 2 May 1957) was a Republican Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 to 1957. He is most famous for making ...

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Senator Joe McCarthy and the Red Scare. Who was Joe McCarthy? Background to the Red Scare · Was the threat real? Persecution · Key Accomplices.