Study Guide

Have You No Sense of Decency? People

By Joseph R. McCarthy, Joseph N. Welch, et al.

Senator Joseph McCarthy

McCarthyism? That sounds fun.If you ever see an "ism" named after a person, chances are that...

Joseph Welch

The author of one of the most successful anti-bully smackdowns of all time began his life as an...

Roy Cohn

Roy Cohn was McCarthy's right-hand man—and a Democrat. Yup, super-Republican McCarthy's...

G. David Schine

While it's easy to divide history into those who were doing the acting and those who were acted...

Robert T. Stevens

Stevens, who worked for 50 years in his family's textile business, was tapped by President...

Ray Jenkins

When the Army-McCarthy hearings rolled around, Jenkins was known as the best trial lawyer in east...

John G. Adams

Adams liked the Army. Liked it enough he would have married it if he could. During World War II,...

Senator Karl Mundt

This is going to sound kind of weird, but Karl Mundt was a career politician in a good way. Bear...