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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were a married couple from New York and active members of the Communist Party. They were convicted of conspiracy to commit espionage in 1951 and executed by electric chair in 1953. More »

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