Red Scare in the 1950's
By: Jenna Cagle
McCarthyism was the morphine to those dying for their fear of the communists
Event 1: L oyalty Review Board
The loyalty review board is set up and investigating potentially corrupt government officials as we speak. This is due to the insisting of men like McCarthy, and thank god for it. As many as 12 men have already been removed from power due to the high likely hood of their being involved with the soviets. The creation of this board is a huge jump into keeping out country free of communism.
Event 2: Army-McCarthy Hearings
These hearing are a perfect example of how communism must have it ties in our military. The hero McCarthy was brought before the courts and accused of attempting to utilize his connections throughout the government to get special treatment for his supporters within the army. This of course was un-true and he brought up the striking point that this attack on his character must be communism within the army rearing its ugly head,