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Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Exploring America's Anti-Communist Red Scare in the 40s and 50s - Podcasts

Wisconsin Senator Joseph McCarthy had a lackluster career – at least, that is, until he claimed the U.S. government was riddled with conspiratorial Communists. In this episode, Sarah and guest host Ben explore the hysteria-fueled rise of Joseph McCarthy.

Listen to the following podcasts.
Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare - Part 1
Joseph McCarthy and the Red Scare - Part 2

Then, respond to the questions on the form located here.

This assignment will be worth 25 points towards a student's average.

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