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Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

Senator Joseph R. McCarthy

February 9th, 1950: McCarthy “discovered Communism the way Columbus discovered America.” Here is a record of McCarthy’s infamous interrogations of accused “communists,” with commentary from Emile de Antonio describing how in fact the junior Senator from Wisconsin perfected “the big lie technique” that basically resulted in witch hunts persecuting, in particular, academics.

Track Listing

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Introduction. Wendel Purry Joseph McCarthy 4:44
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Reed Haris, Loyalty Board Member. Latimore Charged. Witness: Matusow, accused: Doran Joseph McCarthy 8:49
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Stevenson accused/ Stevenson Replies. Taft on McCarthy. Democrats attacked. Joseph McCarthy 7:50
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Murrow, A.C.L.U. accused. General Ralph Zwicker. Joseph McCarthy 7:42
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Welsh cross-examines: McCarthy, Juliana, McCarthy. Joseph McCarthy 6:16
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Welsh questions Cohen. McCarthy of F. Fisher. Welsh responds McCarthyism defined. Joseph McCarthy 12:32

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