McCarthyism and New York's Hearst Press: A Study of Roles in the Witch Hunt (Hardback)
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McCarthyism and New York's Hearst Press: A Study of Roles in the Witch Hunt (Hardback)

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Hardback 240 Pages / Published: 16/05/1995
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This hard-hitting, meticulously researched study provides an in-depth analysis of the bizarre relationship between Senator Joe McCarthy and the Hearst press from 1942-57. Concentrating on the Journal-American and the Mirror in New York, Tuck looks deep into the center of the controversy and arrives at some surprising conclusions. Contents: The Cold War Within the Hot Water: Hearst as Pioneer; Pre-McCarthy McCarthyism: The Hearst Press and Parnell Thomas; The Hiss Case and the Mindszenty Trial; 1950: The Alliance Forms; 1951-52: The Alliance at High Noon; 1953: The Alliance Cracks; 1954: Fragmentation; 1955-57: The Reign of Silence; Epilogue: McCarthy as Redbaiter An Inquiry.

Publisher: University Press of America
ISBN: 9780819198778
Number of pages: 240
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 25 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
...traces how a powerful and sometimes reckless, even deliberately deceptive media giant can team with a demagogue to damage individual lives and careers...Though the principal subject of McCarthyism and Hearst is 40 years in the ground, Jim's book reminds us that demagoguery lives...ignore it at our peril. -- Bill Bruce, EL OJO DEL LAGO
A welcome addition to the literature on McCarthyism. A well researched study...written with a deft of irony which makes it highly readable. -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University
Jim Tuck has put together an interesting tale...Tuck's work may serve as a useful and readable introduction to many colorful characters, including syndicated columnists, those they accused, the politicians who worked with and against McCarthy... -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University * Journal of American History *
The territory is familiar, but Tuck proves that a few areas remain fertile fields for study. -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University * The Historian *
His examination, for the most part, is coolheaded, something that is welcome in today's vitriolic political climate...tightly packed, scholarly education...this book clarifies an important time. -- Allyn Hunt, THE COLONY REPORTER
His examination, for the most part, is coolheaded, something that is welcome in today's vitriolic political climate...tightly packed, scholarly education...this book clarifies an important time. -- Allyn Hunt, THE COLONY REPORTER
...traces how a powerful and sometimes reckless, even deliberately deceptive media giant can team with a demagogue to damage individual lives and careers...Though the principal subject of McCarthyism and Hearst is 40 years in the ground, Jim's book reminds us that demagoguery lives...ignore it at our peril. -- Bill Bruce, EL OJO DEL LAGO
A welcome addition to the literature on McCarthyism. A well researched study...written with a deft of irony which makes it highly readable. -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University
Jim Tuck has put together an interesting tale...Tuck's work may serve as a useful and readable introduction to many colorful characters, including syndicated columnists, those they accused, the politicians who worked with and against McCarthy... -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University * Journal of American History *
The territory is familiar, but Tuck proves that a few areas remain fertile fields for study. -- James W. Compton, San Francisco University * The Historian *

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