William F Buckley's McCarthy And His Enemies PDF

By William F Buckley

ISBN-10: 0895264722

ISBN-13: 9780895264725

An aim research of the checklist and function of the debatable Sen. Joseph McCarthy.

Show description

Read or Download McCarthy And His Enemies PDF

Similar leaders & notable people books

New PDF release: Religious Experience And the New Woman: The Life of Lily

In non secular event and the recent lady, Joanna Dean lines the improvement of liberal spirituality within the early twentieth century throughout the existence and paintings of Lily Dougall (1858--1923), a brand new lady novelist who grew to become referred to as a spiritual essayist and Anglican modernist.

My Other World by Margaret Whitlam PDF

Considered one of Australia's best-loved public figures tells the very own tale of her nice love for vacationing. top often called a "national treasure", Margaret Whitlam additionally occurs to be a journey chief extraordinaire and has visited virtually each nook of the globe, taking together with her 1000s of guests on workforce research excursions.

Additional resources for McCarthy And His Enemies

Sample text

HUMELSINE . But loyalty risk, that includes security . SENATOR MCCARRAN . That is what I wanted to know . How can there be a loyalty risk and not a security risk? MR . HUMELSINE . ] However, neither of these explanations is adequate . While it is true that an individual may be a security risk and yet a patriot--he may be alcoholic, homosexual, forgetful, or artless-the term, as used by the State Department when referring to political suspects, very simply denotes disloyalty . For the loyalty and security criteria of the State Department are virtually identical, except for one thing : guilt by association is more heavily stressed in the security category, which, for example, cites as pertinent evidence against THE STATE DEPARTMENT, 1947-1950 27 an employee, "voluntary association with persons known or believed to be" Communist sympathizers .

The way I find myself here in this committee as a representative of the people is that we can review the procedure but we cannot review any substantive evidence . MR. HUMELSINE . That is right, and that is not my regulation but the directive of the President . SENATOR FERCUSON . I understand. " That is true, is it not? MR . HUMELSINE . 2 The fact that legislative committees could not possibly go on record as approving State Department security practices sheds light on the performance of the press and other special pleaders for the Department .

Before going into that, however, it is necessary to define the authorities under which the Department's program operated after 1947, the different standards under which its personnel were In his book, McCarthyism, the Fight for America (New York ; DevinAdair, 1952), Senator McCarthy states, "This warning was disregarded by Marshall" (p . 23) . This is only partly true . On the 24th of June, 1947, Assistant Secretary John Peurifoy notified Senator Ball, chairman of the subcommittee of the Committee on Appropriations handling State Department matters, that ten persons had been dismissed .

Download PDF sample

McCarthy And His Enemies by William F Buckley


by Donald
4.4

Rated 4.69 of 5 – based on 27 votes