A Senate censure of McCarthy
Because McCarthy had a phat ole boner on television.
The Army-McCarthy hearings, held April through June of 1954, initiated the undoing of Senator Joseph McCarthy as far as his political power was concerned. By year's end McCarthy would be censured by the Senate and completely void of influence.
led to the discrediting of Senator McCarthy and his condemnation by the Senate
Senator McCarthy's motives for his hearings were for, as he stated, to uncover communists in the US government and in the film industry as well. His hearings finally caused him to be censored by the Senate & criticized by US President Eisenhower. McCarthy ruined the lives of many people during these hearings. As an aside, Robert F. Kennedy and attorney Roy Cohen were for a time on McCarthy's staff.
Both the Federal Employee Loyalty Program, as well as Joseph McCarthy's hearings, were focused on rooting out communist influence in the US government. McCarthy's hearings sometimes also focused on evaluating the security risk of homosexuals in government.
McCarthy claimed that the U.S. Army was full of communists.
McCarthy lost all of his supporters, "he had no power" but he was still in the senate.
Trial by accusation
They hurt innocent people
They were both a "witch hunt".
he asked for tevelvised hearings
The televised hearings put McCarthy's bullying tactics on display for the country.
President Dwight Eisenhower
Very important things about the witches.
They hurt innocent people. apex
they died of extremely violent diarrhea.
Communism senate hearings
The McCarthy hearings influenced the writing of Arthur Miller.