Shooting star : the brief arc of Joe McCarthy
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Orlando : Harcourt, c2006.
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Book
Edition
1st ed.
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212 pages ; 21 cm.
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Southside
973.921 Wic
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English
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015101082X (alk. paper), 9780151010820

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-199) and index.
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Joe McCarthy first became visible to the nation on February 9, 1950, when he delivered a Lincoln Day address to local Republicans in Wheeling, West Virginia. That night he declared, "I have here in my hand a list of 205 [members of the Communist Party] still working and shaping policy in the State Department." Anticommunism was already a cause embraced by the Republican Party as a whole; McCarthy tapped into this current and turned it into a flood. Little more than five years later, after countless hearings and stormy speeches and after incalculable damage to ordinary Americans and the nation itself, McCarthy's Senate colleagues voted 67-22 to censure him for his reckless accusations and fabrications. We know today that not one prosecution resulted from McCarthy's investigations into communists in the U.S. government.--Publisher description.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Wicker, T. (2006). Shooting star: the brief arc of Joe McCarthy. Orlando: Harcourt.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Wicker, Tom. 2006. Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy. Orlando: Harcourt.

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Wicker, Tom, Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy. Orlando: Harcourt, 2006.

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Wicker, Tom. Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joe McCarthy. Orlando: Harcourt, 2006. Print.

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