McCarthyism in America

On the anniversary of Senator McCarthy’s “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being… read more

On the anniversary of Senator McCarthy’s “Wheeling speech,” in which he accused Truman administration officials of being influenced by communists, panelists spoke about McCarthy’s legacy, how historians have interpreted his career, and the impact of his campaign on American culture. After their prepared remarks, they responded to audience comments and questions. close

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McCarthyism in America

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Program ID:
156736-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
First Aired:
Apr 24, 2000

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  • Apr 24, 2000 | 3:45am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 24, 2000 | 12:44pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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