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Red Scare 1947-53

http://CNN.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/06/

Rating: 1, Awesome!

Description: Here are primary source documents and film files on the Army-McCarthy Hearings. Also included are biographical pieces, information on the Rosenbergs and a text of the CNN program. Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2604

Red Scare

http://cnn.com/SPECIALS/cold.war/episodes/06/

Rating: 2, High!

Description: Designed to augment a CNN series on the Cold War, this site has materials on McCarthey and the Communist Party in the US. It has topics for discussion and debate. Standard 11.9.3

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2605

Senate Resolution 301: Censure of Senator Joseph McCarthy (1954)

http://www.ourdocuments.gov/doc.php?doc=86

Rating: 2, High!

Description: On February 9, 1950, Joseph McCarthy, a Republican Senator from Wisconsin, claimed that he had a list of 205 State Department employees who were Communists. While he offered little proof, the claims gained the Senator great notoriety. McCarthy took advantage of the Cold War atmosphere of fear and suspicion and with strong support in the opinion polls, McCarthy's attacks and interventions resulted in him being named chairman of the Committee on Government Operations and its Subcommittee on Investigations. From these posts he continued to accuse Government agencies of being "soft" on communism. In 1954 McCarthy's investigation of security threats in the U.S. Army was televised. McCarthy's bullying of witnesses turned public opinion against the Senator. On December 2, 1954, the Senate voted to censure him, describing his behavior as "contrary to senatorial traditions." Standard 11.9.3 and 12.8.3

Comments: This Our Documents site has a facsimile of the original document, a transcription of it, and background information to help the reader put the document in context.

Resource Type: Primary Source Text.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2744

Senator Joseph McCarthy -- A Multimedia Celebration

http://www.c-span.org/special/mccarthy.asp

Rating: 2, High!

Description: This site has speeches and pictures of Joseph McCarthy. It requires Real Audio in order to get the full benefit. Standard 11.9.3

Comments: This site requires RealPlayer to access the sound files.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2746

Legacy of McCarthyism

http://www.writing.upenn.edu/~afilreis/50s/schrecker-legacy.html

Rating: 3, Medium.

Description: This site is an essay by Ellen Schrecker about the impact of Joseph McCarthy on American society in the 1950's and 60's. Standard 11.9.3

Comments: The content is interesting but somewhat difficult to read.

Resource Type: Secondary Text.

Graphics content: Low.

Resource ID: 3036

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