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A selective list of books about McCarthyism
Joe McCarthy and the Press by
Call Number: 973.918 BAY
Publication Date: 1981-08-15
This is a book for historians, journalists--and for all of us who need to remember this turbulent time on our nation's past, and its lessons for today.
McCarthyism and the Communist Threat by
Call Number: 973.918 HIL
Publication Date: 2011-03-30
Presents a narrative history of McCarthyism and the threat of Communism, describing early American fears and the impact of McCarthyism on American culture, and including biographies of Ray Cohn, Martin Dies, Alger Hiss, J. Edgar Hoover, Joseph McCarthy, Arthur Miller, Edward R. Murrow, and Joseph Welch, along with primary source materials, a chronology, and other resources.
Encyclopedia of the McCarthy Era by
Call Number: 973.918 KLI
Publication Date: 1996-03-01
An overview of prominent personalities and issues of the controversial period of American history.
The Rise and Fall of Senator Joe McCarthy by
Call Number: 973.921 MCCARTHY GIB
Publication Date: 2009-12-14
Presents a discussion of Senator Joe McCarthy's anti-Communist crusade in the U.S. during the height of the Cold War, covering the strengths and weaknesses of the political figure within the context of world affairs and both military and political struggles.
Shooting Star by
Call Number: 973.921 MCCARTHY WIC
Publication Date: 2006-03-20
An examination of Joseph McCarthy's investigations into communists in the U.S. government during the 1950s and the effect it had on every aspect of American society.
The 1950s by
Call Number: 973.921 SCH
Publication Date: 2002-11-01
Presents diary excerpts, letters, speeches, newspaper articles, and other documents presenting firsthand views of the events and issues that shaped America in the 1950s. Each chapter provides a contextual introduction and chronology.