McCarthyism and New York's Hearst Press: A Study of Roles in the Witch Hunt (Paperback)
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This hard-hitting, meticulously researched study provides an in-depth analysis of the bizarre relationship between Senator Joe McCarthy and the Hearst press from 1942-57. Concentrating on the Journal-American and the Mirror in New York, Tuck looks deep into the center of the controversy and arrives at some surprising conclusions. Contents: The Cold War Within the Hot Water: Hearst as Pioneer; Pre-McCarthy McCarthyism: The Hearst Press and Parnell Thomas; The Hiss Case and the Mindszenty Trial; 1950: The Alliance Forms; 1951-52: The Alliance at High Noon; 1953: The Alliance Cracks; 1954: Fragmentation; 1955-57: The Reign of Silence; Epilogue: McCarthy as Redbaiter An Inquiry.
About the Author
Jim Tuck is a freelance author, journalist, and syndicated columnist.