By McCarthy, Joseph /.; McCarthy, Joseph; Evans, Medford Stanton; McCarthy, Joseph
Accused of constructing a bogus pink Scare and smearing numerous blameless sufferers in a five-year reign of terror, Senator Joseph McCarthy is remembered as a demagogue, a bully, and a liar. A part century after his demise, his identify continues to be synonymous with witch hunts. yet that photo is inaccurate, as veteran journalist Evans continues during this groundbreaking e-book, in response to six years of in depth learn. Drawing on primary sources--including U.S. executive documents and FBI documents, in addition to fresh study from Soviet archives--Evans offers irrefutable proof of a continuing Communist force to penetrate our govt, impression its regulations, and thieve its secrets and techniques. He additionally exhibits that U.S. officers supposedly guarding by contrast possibility not just allow it ensue yet actively coated it up--precisely as Joe McCarthy contended. This booklet claims to supply the 1st actual account of what McCarthy did and, extra commonly, what quite occurred to the US through the chilly War.--From writer description. Read more...
summary: Accused of making a bogus purple Scare and smearing numerous blameless sufferers in a five-year reign of terror, Senator Joseph McCarthy is remembered as a demagogue, a bully, and a liar. A part century after his dying, his identify continues to be synonymous with witch hunts. yet that photograph is inaccurate, as veteran journalist Evans continues during this groundbreaking publication, in line with six years of extensive examine. Drawing on basic sources--including U.S. executive documents and FBI records, in addition to contemporary examine from Soviet archives--Evans offers irrefutable facts of a constant Communist force to penetrate our govt, impact its guidelines, and thieve its secrets and techniques. He additionally indicates that U.S. officers supposedly guarding by contrast hazard not just permit it take place yet actively lined it up--precisely as Joe McCarthy contended. This e-book claims to supply the 1st actual account of what McCarthy did and, extra greatly, what relatively occurred to the US throughout the chilly War.--From writer description
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This confessed in bare-bones terms that the Times had erred as to the name and chairman of the committee that heard Shaftel. It thus took six weeks, half a dozen efforts, and the labors of two people to get a terse, nit-sized correction in no way comparable in scope or impact to the original mammoth error. The point of this vignette isn’t merely the slapdash and remarkably ignorant reporting of the New York Times in its casual slurring of Joe McCarthy, but the extreme difficulty of getting the mistake corrected.
State Department in the 1940s, the wartime infiltration of the Office of War Information and Office of Strategic Services by Communists and Soviet agents, the conduct of our postwar occupation forces in Germany and Japan, and much else of similar nature. Likewise in need of examination, arguably most of all, is the linkage of such questions to policy outcomes in the early Cold War years affecting the fate of Eastern Europe and much of Asia. In the present volume, such policy questions are briefly touched on to give some notion of the larger issues at stake in the McCarthy battles of the 1950s.
However, no one person can possibly review all the primary data, which now run to literally millions of pages. S. agents), data from the Soviet archives, and details on certain intricate policy matters. Rather than trying to replicate such efforts, I have where appropriate availed myself of these heroic labors—the due bills for which are set forth in the acknowledgments and notes—and sought to combine them with my own researches. A further aspect of the subject that needs stressing is that, by and large, all of us still know much less than we need to of the total story.
Blacklisted by history : the untold story of Senator Joe McCarthy and his fight against America's enemies by McCarthy, Joseph /.; McCarthy, Joseph; Evans, Medford Stanton; McCarthy, Joseph