Senator Joseph McCarthy made headline news after he proclaimed that he had a list of Communists in the State Department. Browse our selection of Herblock editorial cartoons and other graphic art that captures the sentiments of the time.
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McCarthy chronicles the rise and fall of Joseph McCarthy, the Wisconsin senator who led a Cold War crusade against Communists. His zealous campaign to root out those he viewed as enemies of the state would test the limits of American decency and democracy.