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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Maurice Rosenblatt [1915-2005] played an inside role in mobilizing the National Committee for an Effective Congress (NCEC) in the effort to bridle Joseph R. McCarthy in 1954.
SALEM AND McCARTHYISM: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy's crusade against suspected Communists is often compared to the Salem witchcraft trials.
senator Joseph R. McCarthy, Cohn was ruthless in his pursuit of his enemies, crass by most people's standards, and evil in the extreme.