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McCarthy attacked: ‘Have you no sense of decency, sir?’ 60 years ago today (June 9 1954)


Video: 'Welch versus Joseph McCarthy 1-2'

(Wednesday, June 9, 1954; during the Second Red Scare) — During the Senate-Army Hearings, Army special counsel Joseph N. Welch berated Sen. Joseph R. McCarthy today for verbally attacking a member of Welch’s law firm, Fred Fisher, asking McCarthy: “Have you no sense of decency, sir? At long last, have you left no sense of decency?” Continue reading McCarthy attacked: ‘Have you no sense of decency, sir?’ 60 years ago today (June 9 1954)