MCCARTHY V. THE ARMY: The Men and the Issues

As the McCarthy-Army investigation unfolds, ten men, because of their intrinsic involvement or their professional assignment, are likely to play the key roles—to make the critical tactical decisions, provide the critical testimony, or reach the critical conclusions. The ten:


Joseph Raymond McCarthy, 44, Wisconsin's junior Senator, tried hard last month to convince the public that "this isn't my case." But last week, by his own actions, Joe McCarthy left no doubt that he is the dispute's most prominent figure.

He forced a change in the committee's rules to enable him, as well as Army lawyers, to question witnesses. Then he...

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