The Red Scare
By: Emily Bunnell
McCarthy Meet his Match!
The Menacing Red!
Hollywood's Ten? More like Hollywood Have-Beens!
Doomed to Die!
Declaration of Conscience
Thursday, June 1st 1950 at 12pm
Wheeling, West Virginia
Speech made by Senator Margaret Chase Smith criticized national leadership and called for the country, the United States Senate, and the Republican Party to re-examine the tactics used by the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) and (without naming him) Senator Joe McCarthy. She stated the basic principles of "Americanism"
Alger Hiss Trial
Saturday, Jan. 21st 1950 at 12pm
New York, New York
After being accused of perjury and treason by Joseph McCarthy, former State Department official Alger Hiss was put on trial twice. The first trial ended in a deadlock jury while the latter found Hiss guilty of perjury. Alger Hiss was sentenced to 5 years in prison, but only served 3 years and 8 months.