Joseph McCarthy reexamining the life and legacy of America"s most hated senator by Arthur Herman

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Published by Free Press in New York .

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  • McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957,
  • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography,
  • Legislators -- United States -- Biography,
  • Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century,
  • Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (373-384 p.) and index.

Book details

StatementArthur Herman.
LC ClassificationsE748.M143 H47 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination404 p., [8] leaves of plates :
Number of Pages404
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL43222M
ISBN 100684836254
LC Control Number99037011

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Robert Kennedy had joined McCarthy's staff in at the behest of his father, the senator's keen admirer. Like McCarthy, Joseph Kennedy was a former Roosevelt Democrat and a fervent anti-Communist. He often invited McCarthy to stop by for drinks at the Kennedy house at Palm Beach and to stay at the family compound at Hyannis Port.

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Using archival materials from the former USSR and declassified US materials, Herman (History/George Mason Univ.) offers evidence validating McCarthy's anti-Communist pursuits: Alger Hiss, the US Army, pro-Communist federal employees. This is an extremely interesting and well-written book.

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McCarthy was right; although they acted on his instigation, the book burners were Eisenhower’s men. Yet it would be wrong to blame McCarthy, Eisenhower, and Dulles, absolve all the others.

These hearing showed McCarthy’s true arrogance and irresponsibility, and his popularity waned. InMcCarthy was censured by the Senate, but he never repented. Sources “Arthur Miller.” NewsmakersBartlett, Charles. “McCarthy, Joseph Raymond.” World Book Online Reference Center,   Joseph McCarthy’s senatorial correspondence has been sealed for the lifetime of his daughter.

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President hatched a plan to bring senator down, according to David A. Nichols’ new bookAuthor: Chris Foran. Mr. Evans talked about Washington politics, the presidential campaign, and Joseph McCarthy, about whom he is writing a book.

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''I have here in my hand,'' intoned Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy (R) of Wisconsin on Feb. 9,in Wheeling, W. Va., ''a list of that were known to the secretary of state as being members of the.

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The book examines McCarthy’s manipulation of the media and ways that the press both helped and hindered his acrimonious rise to fame.

Its re-release coincides with the Hollywood premiere in October of “Good Night and Good Luck,” an exploration of CBS broadcaster Edward R. Written: Evans, the director of the National Journalism Center who is writing his own book on Senator Joseph McCarthy, said one of the most notorious myths is that the Wisconsin Senator never named any Author: Reed Irvine And Cliff Kincaid.

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