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President Truman’s Confrontation with McCarthyism

This collection focuses on the Truman administration's conflict over communists in the federal government and the charges of Senator Joseph McCarthy. The collection includes 30 documents totaling 200 pages covering the years 1950 through 1955. Supporting materials include photographs, oral history transcripts, audio recordings and public papers.

Truman with the Subversive Activities Committee, February 20, 1947.

Documents

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1950

1951

1952

1953

1954

1955

Photographs

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Mrs. Esther C. Brunauer speaking before the Senate Subcommittee on Foreign Relations

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Photo of Duncan Lee as he Appeared Before the House Unamerican Activities Committee

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President Harry S. Truman with Members of the President's Commission on Internal Security

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Truman with Members of the President's Commission on Internal Security

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Swearing In Of President's Commission On Internal Security and Individual Rights

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President Harry S. Truman At Swearing In Of President's Commission On Internal Security and Individual Rights

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Truman with Members of the President's Commission on Internal Security and Individual Rights

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Truman with Members of the President's Commission on Internal Security

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Secretary Frank Pace Addresses the Army Loyalty Security Board

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Smash this octopus before it strangles you Sign

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President Truman with the Federal Loyalty Board

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President Truman with the Federal Loyalty Board