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McCarthyism


Words that will heal a nation divided by McCarthyism, terrified of the cold war, and still struggling with racial segregation and discrimination.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
  describing accusations as sensational and unsubstantiated — especially accusations of disloyalty

(The term was originally used to describe Joseph McCarthy’s unsubstantiated accusations that others were Communist spies or sympathizers.)
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McCarthyism McCarthy Hearings
Strongly Associated with:   Red Scare, Joseph McCarthy
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  • Words that will heal a nation divided by McCarthyism, terrified of the cold war, and still struggling with racial segregation and discrimination.
    Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard  --  Killing Kennedy
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Associated words [difficulty]:   McCarthyism [9] , Red Scare [9] , Joseph McCarthy [9] , 9/11 [3] , Manifest Destiny [8] , Red Scare [9]
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