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McCarthyism: BACKGROUND

McCarthyism - Wikipedia

McCarthyism is the practice of making accusations of disloyalty, subversion, or treason without proper regard for evidence.

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US Constitution

FIRST AMENDMENT (click)   Cornell Law School
...free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press...

FIRST AMENDMENT (click)   Comparitech
‚Äč"The First Amendment and what it means for free speech online"

FIFTH AMENDMENT (click)   Cornell Law School
...nor be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law... 

 

No Sense of Decency


NO SENSE OF DECENCY
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X_uTbVfDtgI

Arthur Miller Discusses The Crucible

Edward Murrow and See It Now

from http://sensesofcinema.com/2006/feature-articles/good-night-good-luck/

 

Slaying the McCarthy dragon? It wasn't Murrow.

(In this article the author self-promotes his upcoming publication. Despite this, some points are worth considering. Mario Chioini)

It is often believed that Edward Murrow helped bring the demise of McCarthyism with the help of his popular TV program See It Now. W. Joseph Campbell disagrees in his book Getting It Wrong. What is your opinioin after reading Campbell's blog entry above and doing a bit of research?

 

McCarthyism vs. The Patriot Act - NPR