Joe McCarthy and the Press

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, Oct 22, 1981 - Business & Economics - 282 pages
This is a book for historians, journalists—and for all of us who need to remember this turbulent time on our nation's past, and its lessons for today.
 

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Contents

When It All Started
3
The Floundering Press
39
The Wire Services McCarthys Conduit
66
The 1952 Election
88
The CampFollowing MockingBird
125
Four Crises in Television
176
Summing Up
214
Tables and List of Stories in
223
Notes
237
Sources
245
Index
255
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About the author (1981)

Edwin R. Bayley was a political reporter at the Milwaukee State Journal from 1946 to 1959. He later worked in the Kennedy Administration and became dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at the University of California, Berkeley.

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