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Eugene McCarthy: A Poet Who Took On the War

The election that made him famous, he didn't win; Lyndon Johnson did, 49% to 42%, in New Hampshire's 1968 Democratic presidential primary. But EUGENE MCCARTHY,...

Movies: Before the Chatter

Edward R. Murrow had a great voice--a sincere and authoritative baritone. His speech was formal and literate. He was a liberal in the great American...

The Hemisphere: McCarthy in Canada

How do Canadians feel about U.S. Senator Joseph McCarthy? Judged solely from the opinions of the press and political speakers, the country would seem to be...

Politics: A Voice for Dissent

Lyndon Johnson is fond of comparing himself to the Harry Truman of 1948, who won an upset victory with a rip-roaring "give-'em-hell" campaign. Johnson's...

INVESTIGATIONS: Silly Numbers Game

For frenzied weeks, Wisconsin's Senator Joseph McCarthy had kept the Democrats in an agony of uncertainty. But last week they plucked up courage. Eleven weeks...

INVESTIGATIONS: The Man Who Wrote a Book

The long-run melodrama When Did You Stop Beating Anti-Communists? (Senator Joseph McCarthy, producer, director and star) introduced a new performer last week...

Education: Leftist Dynamite

Is Joseph McCarthy really "the stereotype of the Big Bad Wolf of fascism" as so many liberal intellectuals assume? Quite the contrary, said Pulitzer Poet Peter...

The Nation: Point of Order

For many Americans, the memory of Senator Joseph McCarthy cannot fade fast enough. In his native Wisconsin, though, a loyal few meet each spring in fond...

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