Milestones: Mar. 25, 1985

DIED. William E. Jenner, 76, ultraconservative Republican Senator from Indiana (1944-45, 1947-59) who was sometimes known as the "Hoosier McCarthy" because of his rabid anti-Communism and fervent admiration for his Wisconsin colleague, Senator Joseph R. McCarthy; of a respiratory ailment; in Bedford, Ind. He opposed the Marshall Plan for European recovery, and collective security measures, including the nato alliance, and in 1950 called General George Marshall "a living lie" and "a front man for traitors." As head of the Internal Security Subcommittee, he conducted a noisy investigation of suspected Communists in the teaching profession. He saw the influence he had gained...

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