McCarthyism: the Red scare

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Compass Point Books,
Pub. Date:
c2007.
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English
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"In 1950, the United States was gripped by a fear of communism. The Soviet Union had expanded its communist influence, and news of Soviet nuclear testing had many Americans fearing for their lives. Contributing to the hysteria was Joseph McCarthy, a senator from Wisconsin who made headlines by claiming that Communist spies were working in the U.S. government. The fear and mistrust of this ""Red Scare"" affected people in all walks of life. It appeared as if no one was safe from investigation."
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075652007
9780756520076
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subject_facet Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature, Cold War, Cold War -- Juvenile literature, Legislators -- United States -- Biography, Legislators -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature
table_of_contents Red alert -- The rise of commumism -- The Cold War and containment -- McCarthy grabs the spotlight -- The atomic age -- The McCarthy committee -- The fall of McCarthy -- Aftermath and lessons.
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title McCarthyism : the Red scare
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