Joseph McCarthy


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Noun1.Joseph McCarthy - United States politician who unscrupulously accused many citizens of being Communists (1908-1957)
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He became a commentator when he returned to the US, and he championed civil rights, condemned Joseph McCarthy, and supported the creation of Israel.
1954: Four years of anti-Communist witch-hunts in America came to an end when Joseph McCarthy was condemned for conduct unbecoming a senator.
Mr Flake cited the era of Joseph McCarthy, the Republican senator whose smear tactics led to his censure.
Joseph McCarthy and Robert Welch of the John Birch Society.
Joseph McCarthy used his position to ostensibly ferret out Communists who were, he said, employed in various branches of the American government.
The ruling has been slammed by lawyers and activists, with many comparing the policy to those of Joseph McCarthy, whose zeal in pursuing suspected communists in the United States of the 1950s lead to extremes of political repression and fear.
1954: The Secretary of the US army orders two generals subpoenaed by anti-Communist senator Joseph McCarthy to ignore the summons.
7GOOd LuCK, aNd GOOd NIGhT (2005) GeorGe Clooney directed and co-wrote this movie about a journalist who sets out to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy in the 1950s.
1954: Four years of anti-Communist witch-hunts in America came to an end when its instigator, Joseph McCarthy, was condemned for conduct unbecoming a senator.
Daniel Joseph McCarthy, 81MILLBURY - Daniel Joseph McCarthy, 81, passed away in the quiet of his Millbury home on Thursday, October 23.
1954: Witch-hunts over Lucy Liu Four years of anti-Communist witch-hunts in America came to an end when its instigator, Joseph McCarthy, was condemned for conduct unbecoming a senator.
05pm Real-life tale about broadcast journalist Edward R Murrow's attempt to bring down Commie-chasing Senator Joseph McCarthy in 50s America.