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McCarthyism & Red Scare Websites

Truman Library

The Truman Library provides an excellent collection of primary sources from the Truman Presidency.

International Cold War history

CNN has built a very interesting, if a bit navigationally fussy, website on The Cold War Experience. Provides excellent insight into the cultural ramifications of the Cold War.

Birth of McCarthyism

History Matters provides the full text of Senator Joseph McCarthy's career-making 1950 speech at Wheeling, West Virginia, which propelled him to national fame as the most bombastic practitioner of the anticommunist tactics which came to bear his name.

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