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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Letters to the Editorknow-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric h
Letters to the Editor
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 6 hours ago
know-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of George Wallace, Joseph McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
YOUR OPINIONknow-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric h
YOUR OPINION
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 10 hours ago
know-it-all ruler whom no one would dare challenge? Trump’s hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of George Wallace, Joseph McCarthy and Benito Mussolini. The adulation afforded him is reminiscent of how racist leaders were elevated in the... Read more
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asianage
Historical amnesiain Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, t
Historical amnesia
asianage / Posted yesterday
in Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, to whatever degree, the views of Congressman Joseph McCarthy. In an extreme reaction, McCarthyism led to the “blacklisting” of prominent Hollywood personalities for... Read more
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asianage
Historical amnesiain Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, t
Historical amnesia
asianage / Posted yesterday
in Hollywood who spoke up for “American ideals”. This was a code for sharing, to whatever degree, the views of Congressman Joseph McCarthy. In an extreme reaction, McCarthyism led to the “blacklisting” of prominent Hollywood personalities for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Hillsborough joins House Bill 2 oppositionTom Stevens said state leaders’ defense of the legislation includes echoes of t
Hillsborough joins House Bill 2 opposition
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
Tom Stevens said state leaders’ defense of the legislation includes echoes of the assertions of politicians Joseph McCarthy and George Wallace during the Cold War and civil rights movement by inflaming fear without evidence. The... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Will Call: Stop making centsplenty of celebration and a few ruffled feathers last week. Personally, as lon
Will Call: Stop making cents
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 2 days ago
plenty of celebration and a few ruffled feathers last week. Personally, as long as they steer clear of the likes of Joseph McCarthy and George Wallace, it makes very little difference to me who they put on our money. That’s one luxury of... Read more
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Philly.com
Letters: Pa. voters have cast their lotChristmas." Trump's hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of former Alabam
Letters: Pa. voters have cast their lot
Philly.com / Posted 3 days ago
Christmas." Trump's hateful rhetoric has been likened to that of former Alabama Gov. George Wallace, former U.S. Sen. Joseph McCarthy, and former Italian dictator Benito Mussolini. The adulation showered upon him is reminiscent of how racist... Read more
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Daily Mail
Hillsborough jury finds fans were unlawfully killedJames Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon
Hillsborough jury finds fans were unlawfully killed
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
James Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon Owens, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, Joseph Clark, Joseph McCarthy, Keith McGrath, Kester Ball, Kevin Williams, Kevin Tyrrell, Lee Nicol, Marian Hazel McCabe, Martin Traynor,... Read more
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Daily Mail
'Justice finally': Rooney and Carragher lead Hillsborough tributesJames Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon
'Justice finally': Rooney and Carragher lead Hillsborough tributes
Daily Mail / Posted 5 days ago
James Hennessy, John Anderson, (fifth row left to right) John McBrien, Jonathon Owens, Jon-Paul Gilhooley, Joseph Clark, Joseph McCarthy, Keith McGrath, Kester Ball, Kevin Williams, Kevin Tyrrell, Lee Nicol, Marian Hazel McCabe, Martin Traynor,... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
History's Headlines: The Red Nightmarepossible espionage at Bethlehem Steel. Although normally chaired by the fearles
History's Headlines: The Red Nightmare
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 8 days ago
possible espionage at Bethlehem Steel. Although normally chaired by the fearless to some, infamous to others, Senator Joseph McCarthy, he was somewhere else that day. But among those who took part in the hearings was the future Attorney... Read more
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Raw Story
Why Donald Trump could change journalism for the betterEdward R. Murrow is regarded as one of the finest American journalists is becau
Why Donald Trump could change journalism for the better
Raw Story / Posted 9 days ago
Edward R. Murrow is regarded as one of the finest American journalists is because of his opposition to the demagoguery of Joseph McCarthy, devoting an episode of “See It Now” to a methodical exposition of McCarthy’s smears and deceits. Murrow... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
Anti-BDS legislation violates free speechseek to empower state governments to punish selectively some who exercise their
Anti-BDS legislation violates free speech
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 10 days ago
seek to empower state governments to punish selectively some who exercise their First Amendment rights. Years ago, Sen. Joseph McCarthy also had a list and sought to punish artists, labor leaders and public officials. Many people lost jobs and... Read more
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Raw Story
Meet Roy Cohn: The lawyer who taught Donald Trump how to be shamelessRoy Cohn, a notoriously harsh lawyer who rose to prominence in the mid-1950s al
Meet Roy Cohn: The lawyer who taught Donald Trump how to be shameless
Raw Story / Posted 10 days ago
Roy Cohn, a notoriously harsh lawyer who rose to prominence in the mid-1950s alongside the communist-baiting senator Joseph McCarthy. His tactics would often land him in the papers, but Cohn was unafraid of being slimed by the press – he used... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
The Magisterium v. Theologians: Case studiesand Theologians in Today’s Church (Liturgical Press) is a series of essays edit
The Magisterium v. Theologians: Case studies
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 11 days ago
and Theologians in Today’s Church (Liturgical Press) is a series of essays edited by Richard R. Gaillardetz, the Joseph McCarthy Professor Catholic Systematic Theology at Boston College. The essays began as papers presented over three... Read more
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Guardian Unlimited
A mentor in shamelessness: the man who taught Trump the power of publicityRoy Cohn, a notoriously harsh lawyer who rose to prominence in the mid-1950s al
A mentor in shamelessness: the man who taught Trump the power of publicity
Guardian Unlimited / Posted 11 days ago
Roy Cohn, a notoriously harsh lawyer who rose to prominence in the mid-1950s alongside the communist-baiting senator Joseph McCarthy. His tactics would often land him in the papers, but Cohn was unafraid of being slimed by the press – he used... Read more
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Reuters
Commentary: Betrayal is at the heart of U.S. politicsTrump amplifies their complaints. Conservatives have long nurtured a keen sens
Commentary: Betrayal is at the heart of U.S. politics
Reuters / Posted 12 days ago
Trump amplifies their complaints. Conservatives have long nurtured a keen sense of betrayal. In the 1950s, Senator Joseph McCarthy led a campaign against New Deal policies by charging communist betrayal in the highest ranks of government.... Read more
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The Pekin Daily Times
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more oftenof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more often
The Pekin Daily Times / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more oftenof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more often
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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KELO Sioux Falls
Everyone Lies, But Politicians Do It More Oftenof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Everyone Lies, But Politicians Do It More Often
KELO Sioux Falls / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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DW
Charlie Chaplin museum opens in Switzerland |there was tense and fears ran high that communism would gain the upper hand. As
Charlie Chaplin museum opens in Switzerland |
DW / Posted 13 days ago
there was tense and fears ran high that communism would gain the upper hand. As the Cold War intensified, American Senator Joseph McCarthy spearheaded an anti-communism campaign that went after individuals suspected of following the left-wing... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more oftenof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Everyone lies, but politicians do it more often
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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CTV News
Politicians lie more often than regular citizens, researchers sayof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Politicians lie more often than regular citizens, researchers say
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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CTV News
Politicians lie more often than regular citizensof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Politicians lie more often than regular citizens
CTV News / Posted 13 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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CBS News
Examining the act of lying, in a season full of itof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
Examining the act of lying, in a season full of it
CBS News / Posted 14 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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ABC News
We All Lie, Scientists Say, but Politicians Even More Soof communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, sai
We All Lie, Scientists Say, but Politicians Even More So
ABC News / Posted 14 days ago
of communications who studies political rhetoric and teaches fact-checking, said politicians such as the late Sen. Joseph McCarthy, R-Wis., "convince themselves that the ends justify the means" and "the reasons they are doing it are more... Read more
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NJ.com
N.J. 'Apprentice' winner, former contestants bash Trump as racist fearmongerand hate — and I believe Trump is filling it," said Kwame Jackson, the first se
N.J. 'Apprentice' winner, former contestants bash Trump as racist fearmonger
NJ.com / Posted 15 days ago
and hate — and I believe Trump is filling it," said Kwame Jackson, the first season runner-up, who likened Trump to Joseph McCarthy, Jesse Helms and "Gov. Wallace standing in the schoolhouse door." Jackson was joined at a press conference... Read more
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Business Standard India
The CIA's first grandmasterthe Congo, also a Dulles operation, days before the Kennedy administration took
The CIA's first grandmaster
Business Standard India / Posted 16 days ago
the Congo, also a Dulles operation, days before the Kennedy administration took charge. The shrill anti-Communism of the Joseph McCarthy era legitimated all these interventions but the real purposes were linked - then as now - inexorably with... Read more
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Irish Central
Musical sheds light on why American voters are scared to deathemerge from those dark times was one of the most infamous Irish Catholics in Am
Musical sheds light on why American voters are scared to death
Irish Central / Posted 18 days ago
emerge from those dark times was one of the most infamous Irish Catholics in American political history: Wisconsin senator Joseph McCarthy. Another theatrical production opening this week, also heavy on Irish flavor, is the thoroughly-entertaining... Read more
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Canon City Daily Record
Cruz runs rings around Trump's bush-league convention prepwon nationally. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate
Cruz runs rings around Trump's bush-league convention prep
Canon City Daily Record / Posted 18 days ago
won nationally. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christian voters are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless,... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Today's toon: Ted Cruz channels his inner McCarthyRemind you of any other senator from, oh, say, the 1950s? Joseph McCarthy of W
Today's toon: Ted Cruz channels his inner McCarthy
The Arizona Republic / Posted 19 days ago
Remind you of any other senator from, oh, say, the 1950s? Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin was the master of innuendo and smear. A 2013 Forbes op-ed suggested Cruz was on the same path -- and that was years before the "New York values" flap. What do... Read more
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The Massachusetts Daily Collegian
Letter to the Editor: Stifling free speechhas and it always will. But this quest for social justice has devolved into wha
Letter to the Editor: Stifling free speech
The Massachusetts Daily Collegian / Posted 20 days ago
has and it always will. But this quest for social justice has devolved into what is little more than a witch hunt that Joseph McCarthy himself would be proud of. I believe that this social crusade is largely borne of legitimate concern for the... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Scranton Half Marathon resultsNY 2:25:39.10 1903 Sarah Racoosin Pottstown, PA 2:24:13.91 1904 Emily Racoosi
Scranton Half Marathon results
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted 20 days ago
NY 2:25:39.10 1903 Sarah Racoosin Pottstown, PA 2:24:13.91 1904 Emily Racoosin Pottstown, PA 2:24:14.25 1905 Joseph McCarthy Baltimore, MD 2:25:27.46 1906 Robert Policicchio Clarks Summit, PA 2:23:26.69 1907 Frances... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Ted Cruz is surging by design: George Willaverage. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough
Ted Cruz is surging by design: George Will
OregonLive.com / Posted 20 days ago
average. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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The Columbian
Will: Prep will Trump flashwon nationally. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate
Will: Prep will Trump flash
The Columbian / Posted 21 days ago
won nationally. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Jamie Stiehm: Notes on a Wisconsin political seasonno idea. But I do know that Wisconsin has a talent for political schizophrenia
Jamie Stiehm: Notes on a Wisconsin political season
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 21 days ago
no idea. But I do know that Wisconsin has a talent for political schizophrenia. This is the place that produced Senator Joseph McCarthy, the diabolical Communist-baiter at the height of the Cold War. A shame to its name. On the other hand,... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Stop the presses! 'All the President's Men' and great journalism moviesNight, and Good Luck' George Clooney's 2005 film about Edward R. Murrow and hi
Stop the presses! 'All the President's Men' and great journalism movies
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 23 days ago
Night, and Good Luck' George Clooney's 2005 film about Edward R. Murrow and his challenge to communist-hunting Sen. Joseph McCarthy may have overstated Murrow's impact, but it certainly works as a valentine to the news media and its... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Will: Cruz camp counting on Clevelandwon nationally. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate
Will: Cruz camp counting on Cleveland
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 24 days ago
won nationally. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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The Brown Daily Herald
Heck P'16: SJP should apologize to Brown’s LGBTQ communitythe association in this case is at best tenuous. The first problem with this s
Heck P'16: SJP should apologize to Brown’s LGBTQ community
The Brown Daily Herald / Posted 24 days ago
the association in this case is at best tenuous. The first problem with this strategy, then, is that it would make Senator Joseph McCarthy blush. As recent experience in this country has amply demonstrated, if we’re going to make progress on some... Read more
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New York Post
Ted Cruz won’t win by luck — but by being relentlessaverage. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enoug
Ted Cruz won’t win by luck — but by being relentless
New York Post / Posted 24 days ago
average. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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The News & Observer
Ted Cruz is surging by designaverage. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough
Ted Cruz is surging by design
The News & Observer / Posted 24 days ago
average. Wisconsin’s populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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Denver Post
Will: Ted Cruz is surging by designwon nationally. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate
Will: Ted Cruz is surging by design
Denver Post / Posted 25 days ago
won nationally. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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The Mercury News
George F. Will: Cruz' surge, Trump's slide is by designaverage. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough
George F. Will: Cruz' surge, Trump's slide is by design
The Mercury News / Posted 25 days ago
average. Wisconsin's populist tradition is persistent and indiscriminate enough to encompass Robert La Follette and Joseph McCarthy. And evangelical Christians are less important in Wisconsin than in contiguous Iowa. Nevertheless, temperate... Read more
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National Catholic Reporter
On (And Over) Wisconsinthe fight for liberal causes through much of the first half of the twentieth ce
On (And Over) Wisconsin
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 25 days ago
the fight for liberal causes through much of the first half of the twentieth century. LaFolletteJr. lost in 1946 to Sen. Joseph McCarthy. Talk about a weltanschauung shift! Even today, the state s represented by Sen. Ron Johnson, an... Read more
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The Escanaba Daily Press
Trump touts loyalty in defending campaign managerhis longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversi
Trump touts loyalty in defending campaign manager
The Escanaba Daily Press / Posted 26 days ago
his longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversial figure who was the chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the red-scare days of the 1950s. Cohn later became a political wheeler-dealer, and he faced disbarment... Read more
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The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register
New McCarthyism - Thoughts from Barton Road by Dorsey KindlerOn February 9, 1950, an obscure US Senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy
New McCarthyism - Thoughts from Barton Road by Dorsey Kindler
The Intelligencer and Wheeling News-Register / Posted 27 days ago
On February 9, 1950, an obscure US Senator from Wisconsin named Joseph McCarthy made his first anti-communism speech. It was part of the Lincoln Day festivities here in the City of Wheeling where he first trotted out his infamous list and held a... Read more
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The Register NorthJersey.com
A passion for protest: Longtime Teaneck activists still taking it to the streetin. When Henry was younger, his political affiliations also came under questio
A passion for protest: Longtime Teaneck activists still taking it to the street
The Register NorthJersey.com / Posted 28 days ago
in. When Henry was younger, his political affiliations also came under question before a Senate subcommittee led by Sen. Joseph McCarthy of Wisconsin. Henry, who knew convicted spy Julius Rosenberg when they were both students at City College,... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign managerhis longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversi
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 29 days ago
his longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversial figure who was the chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the red-scare days of the 1950s. Cohn later became a political wheeler-dealer, and he faced disbarment... Read more
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Salon.com
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign managerhis longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversi
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager
Salon.com / Posted 29 days ago
his longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversial figure who was the chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the red-scare days of the 1950s. Cohn later became a political wheeler-dealer, and he faced disbarment... Read more
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Daily Herald
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign managerhis longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversi
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager
Daily Herald / Posted 29 days ago
his longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversial figure who was the chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the red-scare days of the 1950s. Cohn later became a political wheeler-dealer, and he faced disbarment... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign managerhis longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversi
Trump touts his loyalty in defending campaign manager
The Alliance Review / Posted 29 days ago
his longtime lawyer and friend until his death, for instance, was a controversial figure who was the chief counsel for Sen. Joseph McCarthy during the red-scare days of the 1950s. Cohn later became a political wheeler-dealer, and he faced disbarment... Read more
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