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Joseph McCarthy
the politician


Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin, who had purportedly come here to speak on behalf of Sen.
Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  U.S. Senator most associated with fear of communists following the Second World War.
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Strongly Associated with:   Red Scare, McCarthyism
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McCarthy claimed there were many Soviet spies and sympathizers in government and elsewhere. Many saw their lives ruined by his accusations. The Hollywood Blacklist is a famous result that prevented many in the film industry from working because they were suspect. Eventually, McCarthy was discredited and censured by the Senate.
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    Judy Blume  --  In the Unlikely Event
  • During this period, the exact date unclear, a milk peddler named Joseph McCarthy stopped his cart near Chicago’s Humboldt Park.
    Erik Larson  --  The Devil in the White City
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Associated words [difficulty]:   Joseph McCarthy [9] , Red Scare [9] , McCarthyism [9] , Robert F. Kennedy [6] , John Jay [7] , Newt Gingrich [8] , Eugene Debs [9] , William Jennings Bryan [9]
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