The Resource McCarthyism and the communist threat, by Kevin Hillstrom, (electronic resource)

McCarthyism and the communist threat, by Kevin Hillstrom, (electronic resource)

Label
McCarthyism and the communist threat
Title
McCarthyism and the communist threat
Statement of responsibility
by Kevin Hillstrom
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Provides a detailed and authoritative overview of how the rise and fall of Senator Joseph McCarthy, and the phenomenon known as McCarthyism, affected the politics and culture of the United States
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MiFhGG
Characteristic
document
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1963-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Hillstrom, Kevin
Dewey number
973.918
LC call number
E743.5
LC item number
.H53 2011
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Gale Group
Series statement
  • Defining moments
  • Gale virtual reference library
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • McCarthy, Joseph
  • United States
  • Anti-communist movements
  • Legislators
Label
McCarthyism and the communist threat, by Kevin Hillstrom, (electronic resource)
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http://access-proxy.sno-isle.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:sirls_main&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/4646
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Narrative overview: Early American fears about the "Red Menace" -- HUAC and the early Cold War -- The rise of Joseph McCarthy -- The impact of McCarthyism on American life -- McCarthy's stunning political collapse -- The legacy of the McCarthy era
  • Biographies: Roy Cohn (1927-1986) -- Martin Dies (1900-1972) -- Alger Hiss (1904-1996) -- J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) -- Joseph McCarthy (1908-1957) -- Arthur Miller (1915-2005) -- Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) -- Joseph Welch (1890-1960)
  • Primary sources: The Smith Act takes aim at American Communists -- Hollywood studios issue "The Waldorf Statement" -- A Communist screenwriter defies the House Un-American Activities Committee -- Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss testify before HUAC -- The speech that launched McCarthy's political rise -- Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration of Conscience -- Julius and Ethel Rosenberg receive death sentences for treason -- Ronald Reagan assesses Hollywood's progress against the Reds -- Edward R. Murrow takes on McCarthy -- The Army-McCarthy hearings bring McCarthy down -- The Senate condemns McCarthy -- Playwright Arthur Miller recalls the McCarthy era -- A conservative writer defends the legitimacy of questions about the "al-Qaeda Seven" -- A liberal columnist condemns the "al-Qaeda Seven" video as modern-day McCarthyism
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 224 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780780811850
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)732280029
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL4646
Label
McCarthyism and the communist threat, by Kevin Hillstrom, (electronic resource)
Link
http://access-proxy.sno-isle.org/login?url=http://find.galegroup.com/openurl/openurl?url_ver=Z39.88-2004&url_ctx_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:ctx&req_dat=info:sid/gale:ugnid:sirls_main&res_id=info:sid/gale:GVRL&ctx_enc=info:ofi:enc:UTF-8&rft_val_fmt=info:ofi/fmt:kev:mtx:book&rft_id=info:sid/gale:bmcode:recid/4646
Publication
Note
Description based on print version record
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
  • Narrative overview: Early American fears about the "Red Menace" -- HUAC and the early Cold War -- The rise of Joseph McCarthy -- The impact of McCarthyism on American life -- McCarthy's stunning political collapse -- The legacy of the McCarthy era
  • Biographies: Roy Cohn (1927-1986) -- Martin Dies (1900-1972) -- Alger Hiss (1904-1996) -- J. Edgar Hoover (1895-1972) -- Joseph McCarthy (1908-1957) -- Arthur Miller (1915-2005) -- Edward R. Murrow (1908-1965) -- Joseph Welch (1890-1960)
  • Primary sources: The Smith Act takes aim at American Communists -- Hollywood studios issue "The Waldorf Statement" -- A Communist screenwriter defies the House Un-American Activities Committee -- Whittaker Chambers and Alger Hiss testify before HUAC -- The speech that launched McCarthy's political rise -- Margaret Chase Smith's Declaration of Conscience -- Julius and Ethel Rosenberg receive death sentences for treason -- Ronald Reagan assesses Hollywood's progress against the Reds -- Edward R. Murrow takes on McCarthy -- The Army-McCarthy hearings bring McCarthy down -- The Senate condemns McCarthy -- Playwright Arthur Miller recalls the McCarthy era -- A conservative writer defends the legitimacy of questions about the "al-Qaeda Seven" -- A liberal columnist condemns the "al-Qaeda Seven" video as modern-day McCarthyism
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 224 p.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780780811850
Isbn Type
(electronic book)
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
ill.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)732280029
  • (MiFhGG)GVRL4646

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