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Joseph McCarthy

(1908—1957) American Republican politician

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McCarthy, Joseph R.

McCarthy, Joseph R.   Reference library

The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
Subject:
Social sciences, Politics
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319 words

• Born: Nov. 14, 1908, Grand Chute, Wis. • Political party: Republican • Education: Marquette University, law degree,

McCarthy, Joseph Raymond

McCarthy, Joseph Raymond (1908–57)   Quick reference

World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Encyclopedias
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100 words

leader of the crusade against alleged communists in the US government. Taking advantage of anti-communist sentiment in the Cold War

McCarthy, Joseph

McCarthy, Joseph   Reference library

David M. Oshinsky

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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History, Regional and National History
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870 words
(1908–1957), Republican senator from Wisconsin, notorious “Red-hunter” during the early Cold War years. Born on a dairy farm near Appleton, Wisconsin, McCarthy quit school at age ... More
McCarthy, Joseph Raymond

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A Dictionary of Reference and Allusion (3 ed.)

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2010
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81 words
An American Republican senator. He became chairman of the Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations in 1953 and carried out a campaign against supposed communists, which resulted in many ... More
McCarthy, Joseph R(aymond)

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Who's Who in the Twentieth Century

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2003
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History
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251 words
US politician whose startling series of allegations concerning ‘communist subversion’ in US public life in the early 1950s triggered widespread unsubstantiated accusations, a phenomenon ... More

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