Senator Joseph McCarthy's blacklist was a list of American people suspected of association with the Communist Party in the 1940s and 1950s. The people included on the blacklist were meant to be barred from employment. More »

The McCarthy trials were a series of investigations into the U.S. Army conducted by Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950. The trials began when McCarthy charged more than 200 members of the Department of State with being know... More »

Joseph McCarthy launched an anti-Communist crusade in the 1950s, accusing government officials and citizens alike of adopting Communist practices and forming alliances with the Soviet Union. Joseph McCarthy's anti-Commun... More »

The McCarthy trials were a series of investigations into the U.S. Army conducted by Senator Joseph McCarthy in 1950. The trials began when McCarthy charged more than 200 members of the Department of State with being know... More »

Some people who were blacklisted during the Red Scare of the 1940s and 1950s include Charlie Chaplin, Judy Holliday, Langston Hughes, Burl Ives and Gypsy Rose Lee. Others include Dalton Trumbo and Orson Welles. As a resu... More »

Joseph McCarthy was known for his investigations of supposed communists in government departments during the Cold War era of the 1950s. As chairman of the Senate's Committee on Government Operations, he launched a media-... More »

The collapse of the Soviet Union is inextricably tied to the reformist policies of the then-General Secretary of the Communist Party, Mikhail Gorbachev. Gorbachev came to power in a single-party, multi-ethnic state that ... More »