Tag Archives: Senator Joe McCarthy

Audio Productions: U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy- ‘Traitors Are Not Gentlemen’: March 17, 1954

Source:The New Democrat  “Joseph Raymond “Joe” McCarthy (November 14, 1908 — May 2, 1957) was an American politician who served as a Republican U.S. Senator from the state of Wisconsin from 1947 until his death in 1957. Beginning in 1950, … Continue reading

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Keith Hughes: McCarthyism Explained- US History Review

Source: The New Democrat To talk about McCarthyism I think you have to talk about Senator Joe McCarthy who in the early and mid 1950s was the ranking Republican on the Senate Investigations Committee first as Ranking Member and then … Continue reading

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Foundation Interviews: Betty Garrett- On Meeting Senator Joseph McCarthy

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat That must have been a meeting where you would want to have a camera and video rolling so you always have that memory with you and can always remember it accurately … Continue reading

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CBS News: Video: See it Now: Edward R. Murrow on Senator Joe McCarthy: No Fear From 1954

This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger This was not commentary on Edward R. Murrow’s part, but Ed Murrow accurately describing the dangerous actions of Senator Joe McCarthy who was the Chairman of the Select Committee … Continue reading

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Kyungho Dean: Edward R. Murrow vs. Joe McCarthy

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat To quote Edward R. Murrow. “We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty”, which pretty much sums up the difference between people who believe in free speech and fascists. “We cannot defend … Continue reading

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Footage File: Edward R Murrow vs Joe McCarthy

What was so brilliant about Ed Murrow and his See it Now newscast. Is that they actually did not bring down one of the most popular U.S. Senators and members of Congress. In Senator Joe McCarthy, Senator McCarthy did that … Continue reading

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Arpa Keun: Video: McCarthyism in America

. This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on Blogger McCarthyism in America deserves at least one long blog and probably several of them. But to give you a summary of McCarthyism. It was about one U.S. Senator … Continue reading

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