National Affairs: Power

For Joe McCarthy, last week brimmed over with the kind of thing Joe McCarthy likes best.

Armored with the Senate's immunity from libel suits, the man from Wisconsin rose and fired a McCarthy wad at Philleo Nash, 42, Harry Truman's special assistant on problems of minority groups in the U.S. Said McCarthy: Nash was a member of the Communist Party in the early '40s, his home in Toronto once was a Communist spy rendezvous, and at one time he was "in close contact with the Communist underground in Washington." As his sources, McCarthy listed...

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