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Judging joseph mccarthy

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Social Studies High School

Judging Joseph McCarthy

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 audio story describes why the American public's view of Republican Senator McCarthy’s anti-Communist campaign in the early 1950s continues to be sharply divided.

US History II Cold War Law Communism

Story Length: 6:26

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Wisconsin Public Radio, distributed by PRX

AIR DATE: 01/01/2004

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