- Title: CF371
10:16:10 - 10:20:35
Senator McCarthy stands at a lectern and speaks to big crowd waving american flag. McCarthy gets into a car outside the state department. Good shots of mushroom clouds from atom bombs. VS Korean War. Newspaper headlines flash onto screen. Are you a member of the Communist conspiracy at this moment? McCarthy asks. HUAC interview. Defendant speaks to the court and accuses McCarthy of spreading lies in the press. Man denies being a communist and denounces communism.
10:20:35 - 10:25:35
VS Eisenhower campaign - placards and rallies. Vote for IKE. Good shot of Roy Cohn. Joseph Welsh enters court room. First television crews inside court room. Man looks on bored as McCarthy speaks to Ray Jenkins
10:25:35 - 10:29:35
Man sits in courtroom reading newspaper. McCarthy speaks to the room about a war on communism. Sen Karl Mundt - committee chairman - banging gavel to call order. sen Stuart Symington speaks. Joseph Welch presents evidence to McCarthy. Man waves a piece of evidence infront of the court - a doctored photograph.
10:29:25 - 10:34:59
Joesph Welch presents the un-doctored photograph showing the group as a whole. McCarthy gets annoyed about interruptions. James Juliana answers questions on the doctored photograph. McCarthy reviews evidence. Army Counsel John G Adams reads a statement from Eisenhower to the committee. VS members of the committee listening to the statement - counsel whispers to McCarthy.
10:34:59 - 10:40:00
Ray Cohn responds. Good WA of the crowd in the committee room. Back and forth discussion with Sen Henry Jackson about the executive power of the President. A letter from J Edgar Hoover is presented as evidence to the committee. Robert Collier - attorney to Hoover responds.
10:40:00 - 10:44:35
McCarthy speaks about the letter from the FBI and is asked who delivered it to him. Refuses to answer questions to the committee. John McClellan speaks to the committee. Cohn reacts angrily and responds.
10:44:35 - 10:49:15
Cohn answers questions on surveillance and espionage. Good WA of the whole committee table. McCarthy asking Symington to go under oath to answer questions about potential communists within the Democratic party.
10:49:15 - 10:53:15
A Letter is passed across the table to McCarthy from Symington to sign. McCarthy then presses Symington to swear an oath. Symington asks another man about undercover communists
10:53:15 - 10:56:40
McCarthy again presses for information from Symington about subversives. Committee all stand and look around - commotion in the committee room. As delegates leave, McCarthy berates Symington loudly once more.
- Keywords:USA, COMMUNISM, WITCHHUNT, CONSPIRACY, AMERICA, RED SCARE, HUAC, AMERICAN HISTORY, MCCARTHYISM, COMMUNISM IN AMERICA
- Master Title:CF371