The Press: New Estimate of Joe

After watching the Army v. McCarthy hearings for more than a month, the strongly pro-McCarthy Chicago Tribune last week wrote a brand-new estimate of one of its favorite Senators: "In the course of the radio and television show, Mr. McCarthy has managed on more than one occasion to irritate his friends while confounding his enemies. It wasn't easy, but he did it. We have never supposed that he was likely to get a presidential nomination, and now we believe it is more unlikely than ever. Delegates to national conventions do not nominate sluggers like Mr. McCarthy. Citizens down East who have...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!