Election (November 2010) McCarthyism

McCarthy - A Documented Record

Seeds of Disunity Press  Freedom Six Riddles Win at Any Cost Takes Over McCarthyism Judge on Trial Off to War Numbers Game Guarding America's Security in Action The Big Truth McCarthy - Index



The McCarthy story as told in

The Progressive magazine

in April 1954

during the McCarthy Era

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The Progressive

‘Ye Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Make You Free’


McCarthy: A Documented Record

Freedom’s Most Effective Weapon  (pages 3-5)


The Judge on Trial (pages 6-8)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Accuses McCarthy of Violating State’s Constitution and Laws


Off To War  (pages 9-11)

Some Notes on the Conflicting Stories of McCarthy’s Service and His Decorations


Six Riddles  (pages 12-21)

The Strange Story of McCarthy’s Complex Financial Transactions and Tax Troubles


The Numbers Game  (pages 22-29)

The Original Charges of Communism and How the Facts Exploded Them


Guarding America’s Security  (pages 30-32)

An Elaborate System Protects the Government from Spies and Subversives


McCarthy Takes Over  (pages 33-50)

As Chairman of the Investigating Committee McCarthy Produced Many A Headline That Did Not Stand up


McCarthyism in Action  (pages 51-58)

Case Studies of the Major Ingredients of the ‘Ism,’ Including Smearing the Innocent, and The Big Lie


Striking at the Freedom of the Press  (pages 59-62)

"The Whole Thing Reeks with Totalitarianism," Said the Voice of the U.S. Press


Win At Any Cost  (pages 63-75)

The Man Who Ran With Communist Support and Later with the Support of the Far Right


Sowing Seeds of Disunity  (pages 76-90)

Facts on the Extent to Which McCarthy Has Helped Strengthen the Communist Cause


‘The Big Truth’  (pages 91-92)

Our Great Hope Is a Fighting Faith in Freedom, Not the Fear Generated by McCarthy





Joseph R. McCarthy's Grave in St. Mary's Cemetery, Appleton, Wisconsin

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