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The red scare and joseph mcarthy in a modern day lens

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The Red Scare and Joseph McCarthy, in a Modern Day Lens

Senator Joseph McCarthy led a crusade against Soviet spies he believed were operating in the United States government. He called Democrats soft on the war on communism. This Public Radio Story describes why American public view of Republican Senator McCarthy’s anti-Communist campaign of the early 1950s continues to be sharply divided.

US History II Cold War Civics/Government Communism

Story Length: 6:26

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Wisconsin Public Radio, distributed by PRX

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