HISTORY WAS MADE ON THIS DAY IN 1954

June 9, 1954: Joseph Welch Confronts Sen. Joseph McCarthy - Zinn ...
Special Counsel for the U.S. Army Joseph N. Welch confronts
Sen. Joseph McCarthy

In a dramatic confrontation, Joseph Welch (above), special 
counsel for the U.S. Army, lashes out at Senator
Joseph
McCarthy
 (below) during hearings on whether communism
has infiltrated the
 U.S. armed forces.

Welch’s verbal assault marked the end of McCarthy’s power 
during the anticommunist hysteria of the
Red Scare in the
U.S.

That “Have you no sense of decency, sir?” moment from the 1954 ...

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