Book Discussion on Washington Gone Crazy: Great American Communist Hunt

Mr. Ybarra talked about his book Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt, published by… read more

Mr. Ybarra talked about his book Washington Gone Crazy: Senator Pat McCarran and the Great American Communist Hunt, published by Steerforth. The book discussed the life of Senator Pat McCarran (D-NV), who was one of the leading anti-communist crusaders of the 1950's. While often overshadowed by the McCarthy hearings, Mr. Ybarra argues that Senator McCarran did more to take away civil liberties than any other Senator during the Red Scare. After his presentation he responded to questions from members of the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

People in this video

Hosting Organization

Series

More information about

Book Discussion on Washington Gone Crazy: Great American Communist Hunt

204 Views
Program ID:
183351-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Speech
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 31, 2004
Last Aired:
Feb 12, 2006

Airing Details

  • Dec 31, 2004 | 8:02pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 14, 2005 | 4:59am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 07, 2006 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 10, 2006 | 5:04am EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Feb 12, 2006 | 5:05am EST | C-SPAN 3
Purchase a DVD or Download

Book Discussion on Washington Gone Crazy: Great American Communist Hunt

  • DVD
    Length:
    01:00:54
    Price:
    $29.95
    Add to Cart
  • MP3 audio
    Length:
    01:00:54
    Price:
    $0.99
    Add to Cart

Clips from This Video