INVESTIGATIONS: Another Bad Week

Joe McCarthy had another bad week in Washington. Just after Redhunter J. B. Matthews' forced resignation (TIME, July 20) came blows less visible, but possibly more hurtful. Joe was 1) bluntly stopped by his fellow Republicans from carrying out his threatened investigation of the Central Intelligence Agency; 2) turned down when he asked the resigned Democratic members of his subcommittee to rejoin him; 3) faced with further pressure from the G.O.P. leadership to tone down his antics. Against these rebuffs he was able to produce one solid achievement: his subcommittee's report on...

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