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    Biographer Larry Tye recounted the life of the late Republican Senator Joe McCarthy of Wisconsin. This was a virtual event hosted by the Wisconsin Book Festival.

  • emChinese Communist Espionageem
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    Chinese Communist Espionage

    Peter Mattis and Matthew Brazil talked about their book, Chinese Communist Espionage: An Intelligence Primer, on China’s secret operations around the world. Then, Jude Blanchette moderated…

  • emLet Them Trembleem
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    Let Them Tremble

    Labor activist and longtime communist Tony Pecinovsky talked about the history of the Communist Party USA and profiled six of its leaders.

  • Washington Journal James Baker on Fall of Berlin Wall
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    James Baker on Fall of Berlin Wall 30th Anniversary

    Former Secretary of State James Baker discussed the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. Mr. Baker served in President George H.W. Bush’s administration when the guards at the wall’s checkpoints…

  • Washington Journal News Headlines and Viewer Calls
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    Open Phones on Fall of Berlin Wall Anniversary, Part 2

    Viewers commented on the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall, the guarded concrete barrier that from 1961 to 1989 divided the German city into two parts. This program was part of an American…

  • Secretary Pompeo Unveils Ronald Reagan Statue in Berlin
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    Ronald Reagan Statue Unveiling in Berlin, Germany

    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled a 7-foot statue of Ronald Reagan on the grounds of the U.S. Embassy in Berlin on the eve of the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall.

  • emLast Boat Out of Shanghaiem
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    Last Boat Out of Shanghai

    Helen Zia talked about her book, Last Boat Out of Shanghai: The Epic Story of the Chinese Who Fled Mao’s Revolution, in which she reported on the four individuals who fled Shanghai…

  • Ronald Reagan Communism and Pope John Paul II
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    Ronald Reagan, Communism, and Pope John Paul II

    Ronald Reagan’s attorney general, Edwin Meese, talked about the 40th president’s views on communism and his relationship with Pope John Paul II at a conference organized by the White House Writers Group. The…

  • emThe Road to the Wallem
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    The Road to the Wall

    Narrated by actor James Cagney, this 1962 U.S. Army film presented a critical history of Soviet communism beginning with a 1905 failed revolution up to the construction of the Berlin Wall.…

  • Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays
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    Longines Chronoscope with Arthur Garfield Hays

    This Longines Chronoscope interview from December 1951 focuses on the issue of McCarthyism and the threat of communism in the United States. Arthur Garfield Hays was co-founder and general counsel of…

  • Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy
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    Longines Chronoscope with Senator Joseph McCarthy

    This is a 1952 episode of a public affairs interview program called “Longines Chronoscope” which aired on CBS between 1951 and 1955. Senator Joseph McCarthy (R-WI) is the guest. He…

  • Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration
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    Hollywood Blacklist 70th Year Commemoration

    In 1947, ten prominent members of the Hollywood film industry refused to testify before the House Un-American Activities Committee on their suspected ties to communism. They were held in…

  • Washington Journal Marvin Kalb Discusses His Book on Russia and Communism
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    Marvin Kalb on Russia and Communism

    Marvin Kalb talked about his book, The Year I Was Peter the Great: 1956-Khrushchev, Stalin’s Ghost, and a Young American in Russia, on Communist Russia during 1956.

  • emPatriotic Betrayalem
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    Patriotic Betrayal

    Karen Paget talked about her book Patriotic Betrayal: The Inside Story of the CIA’s Secret Campaign to Enroll American Students in the Crusade Against Communism, in which she recounts the Central…

  • Communism and Socialism
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    Communism and Socialism

    Scholars talked about the influence of communism and socialism around the world since the 1917 Russian Revolution. They also spoke about how socialism was viewed in the United States in the past and…

  • Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike
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    Communism and the 1926 Passaic Textile Strike

    Jacob Zumoff talked about the Passaic, New Jersey, Textile Strike in 1926, which was the first Communist-led strike in the United States. Mr. Zumoff spoke about how the strike affected…

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    Paul Kengor, political science professor at Grove City College, contends that numerous progressives have assisted America’s adversaries. The author examines connections to the Communist Party and…

  • Discussion on Spy Couple Julius and Ethel Rosenberg
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    Soviet Spy Couple and the Atom Bomb

    Panelists talked about Julius and Ethel Rosenberg, the spy couple who leaked the secrets of the atom bomb to the Soviet Union in the 1950s. They spoke about the Rosenberg’s devotion to the…

  • emOperation Correctionem
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    Operation Correction

    This American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Northern California film is a response to the 1960 House Un-American Activities Committee film titled Operation Abolition. The narrator and…

  • Reel America emOperation Abolitionem
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    Operation Abolition

    This House Un-American Activities Committee film documents events that took place at a field hearing in San Francisco’s City Hall from May 12-14, 1960. The field hearing was disrupted by protesters the…

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