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As a teenager, I followed the events of the McCarthy era. I learned details about the senator that weren't published in the press at that time. Read morePublished 3 months ago by JiminOhio
Great insight into the life and career of this troubled, fearful, alcoholic.Published 5 months ago by George G. Cowie
I had never understood much about Senator McCarthy and still don't, but Professor Oshinsky comes about as close to explaining the whole enigma as anyone could. Read morePublished 24 months ago by retro
A wonderful book, I couldn't put it down. And for you fussy academics the scholarship is impeccable too. The precipitate of left v. Read morePublished on November 6, 2011 by Adam B. Ritchie Jr.
One thing needs to be cleared up right away: Joe McCarthy "never uncovered a Communist."
Because McCarthyism was so devastating to rightwing anticommunism, giving a sour... Read more
I think the evidence is pretty clear at this point that McCarthy was right on target with his accusations. Its amazing to me that liberals still cling to this "McCarthyism" myth. Read morePublished on August 16, 2006 by Amazon Customer