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The McCarthy era

Author: Myra Immell
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Greenhaven Press, ©2011.
Series: Perspectives on modern world history.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the anti-Communist movement in the United States in the mid-twentieth century, spearheaded by Senator Joseph McCarthy, and examines the controversies surrounding the era and personal narrative of the time.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
History
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Biography Juvenile literature
Named Person: Joseph McCarthy; Joseph McCarthy; Joseph McCarthy
Material Type: Biography, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Myra Immell
ISBN: 9780737752601 0737752602
OCLC Number: 663953717
Description: 170 pages : illustrations (some color), color maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Historical background on the McCarthy era. The McCarthy era : an overview / Joseph Patterson Hyder ; President Truman orders a loyalty check / Times (London) correspondent ; The execution of Julius and Ethel Rosenberg / Guardian ; A look into one day of the McCarthy-Army hearings / Washington Post ; McCarthy remains popular with many voters / Al L. Otten, David O. Ives, and William A. Otark --
Controversies surrounding the McCarthy era. The loyalty program will protect individuals' freedoms / Harry S. Truman ; The loyalty program does not safeguard individuals' freedoms / Chester E. Holifield ; McCarthy claims Communist Party member hold government jobs / Joseph McCarthy ; The politics of fear must end / Margaret Chase Smith ; The Rosenbergs did not get a fair trial / National Committee to reopen the Rosenberg case ; McCarthy has been unfairly condemned / Ray Wannall ; McCarthyism was not about Soviet spies / William Pfaff ; A new McCarthyism is on the rise / People for the American way ; Not all criticism is McCarthyism / Jonathan Danzig --
Personal Narratives. A scientist and his wife speak out about being falsely accused / Jerry Manheim and Sylvia Manheim, interviewed by Griffin Farfiello ; An environmentalist recalls the McCarthy period / Hazel Wolf ; A scholar remembers going one-on-one with McCarthy / William Mandel ; A teen supports Ethel and Julius Rosenberg's innocence / Dorothy M Zellner ; A writer recounts growing up with left-wing parents / Patricia Lynden.
Series Title: Perspectives on modern world history.
Responsibility: Myra Immell, book editor.

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Discusses the anti-Communist movement in the United States in the mid-twentieth century, spearheaded by Senator Joseph McCarthy, and examines the controversies surrounding the era and personal narrative of the time.

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