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George Will Compares Rep. Barbara Lee To McCarthy For Calling Out Ryan's Racist Dogwhistle
George Will attacks Rep. Barbara Lee for daring to call out Paul Ryan for his racially charged comments. Read more...
Why Is Karen Finney Validating Right-Wing Hate Talkers Like Hugh Hewitt?
Media Matters covered this segment by discussing when it's time to hang up on a right-wing radio host. I'd take that question one step further and ask when it's time to stop validating them by appearing as guests on their shows. If MSNBC's Karen Finney didn't want to have hateful insults lobbed at her by wingnut Hugh Hewitt, maybe she should stay off of his show and vice versa. Read more...
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) says that President Barack Obama "is the most radical president we've ever seen," but Republicans who failed to stick to conservative principles are also to blame for the nation's problems. Read more...
June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings.
June 15, 1954 - Army-McCarthy Hearings - daily wrapup of proceedings from Capitol Hill. This installment, nearing the end of the hearings, features testimony from Attorney Roy Cohn. Read more...
The Army-McCarthy Hearings - April 5, 1954
Wrapping up Day 9 of the Army-McCarthy Hearings on May 5, 1954, as reported by George Herman and Griffing Bancroft of CBS Radio. Read more...

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August 15, 1951 - "Scandal Mongers With Rotten Motives".
News of the day for August 15, 1951 - Senate Crime Commission Hearing dealing with Crime and New York Politics. Testimony from former O'Dwyer aid Irving Sherman blacked out at his request. Truce talks deadlock in Korea. Debate on Foreign Aid Bill postponed. Great Britain will still trade with Communist countries. Sen. Joe McCarthy wants equal time to answer Truman address citing Scandal Mongers with Rotten Motives. HUAC hearings to continue. Classical Piano legend Artur Schnabel dies at 69 from long illness and Iran rejects British proposal to split oil profits 50-50. Read more...
The Sound Of Muckraking In 1953 - Drew Pearson's Last Network Broadcast
(Drew Pearson - blowing whistles, making enemies) [media id=17009] The name Drew Pearson is probably not remembered at all these days, but in the Read more...
The First Week Of April 1950
(Small town America 1950 - yes, it was different then) In addition to the vast array of interview shows that hit the airwaves from the 1930s on, th Read more...
A Question Of Constitutional Abuse - 1955
(House Un-American Activities Hearings - no, they weren't trials . . much) As the hysteria over Communist infiltration of everything American reach Read more...
Year-Enders: 1954 - Twelve Of The Less Complicated Months . . . In A Way
(1954 - not complicated, but no less surprising - even to Robert Mitchum) (Robert Mitchum with Simone Sylva at the Cannes Film Festival 1954) With Read more...