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McCARTHY, Senator Joe and M.B. Rovner
[Archive]: An Archive of Letters, Documents, and Statements Pertaining to Senator Joe McCarthy During the Height of McCarthyism
Illinois, Washington D.C., Wisconsin, Oklahoma, Connecticut, New York, Nebraska, 1956. Unbound. Fine. An archive of press releases and photo-mechanically produced transcripts pertaining to Senator Joe McCarthy collected by M.B. Rovner, a politically engaged teacher from Buffalo, New York, including various McCarthy speeches, statements, and letter from McCarthy's office, including one directly refuting the teacher's criticisms. Contained are more than 30 groups of stapled photo-mechanically reproduced quarto and folio sheets ranging from 2-20 pages, along with several typed letters, together totaling 391pages; several with their original mailing envelopes. Some light age-toning to a few sheets, scattered light creases from being mailed, and Rovner's scattered notations, else fine.A collection of documents dating from 1943 to 1956 of various speeches and statement for and against anti-Communist ideas championed by McCarthy during the height of his power, until his latter days following his censure by the Senate. The material covers McCarthy's concerns over foreign aid, insufficient funding of American troops in Korea, attacks against liberal politicians and their appointments, and of course fear of Communists in the government and society purposely steering the national agenda. Half the collection relates to official statements made on the Senate floor or in subcommittees, while the remainders consists of McCarthy's comments during speaking engagements to various organizations, news agencies, and radio broadcasts. Amongst the notable material is a letter sent to Rovner, a … [Click Below for Full Description]
Bookseller: Between the Covers- Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [United States]
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