INVESTIGATIONS: Returned in Kind

"At a time when American blood is again being shed to preserve our dream of freedom, we are constrained fearlessly and frankly to call the charges . . . what they truly are: a fraud and a hoax perpetrated on the Senate of the United States and the American people. They represent perhaps the most nefarious campaign of half-truths and untruth in the history of this republic."

The Senate report was talking about Joe McCarthy. From the day in February when he had waved a paper before a Wheeling (W. Va.) audience and described it as a list of 205 State...

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