Joseph McCarthy

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Red-addled brain behind the Scripps-Howard smear of Joseph McCarthy.

Red-addled brain behind the Scripps-Howard smear of Joseph McCarthy.

The Red-Addled Brain Behind the Scripps-Howard Smear of Joseph McCarthy, Hoover Pamphlet, E748.M143 K36 1954

Staff Person: Maury York

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This pamphlet by Joseph P. Kamp denounces efforts by Frederick Woltman of Scripps-Howard newspapers to “destroy” anti-communist leader Joseph McCarthy. According to Kamp, “Red Fred” Woltman “stabbed Joe McCarthy in the back . . . in the pages of the Scripps-Howard newspapers . . . Just how much the cause of communism will be helped . . . by this foul betrayal will depend on how well the public comes to know and understand . . . the treachery of this modern Judas.”

This and many other pro- and anti-communist tracts are available in the Hoover Collection on International Communism. The call number for this pamphlet is E748.M143 K36 1954.

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