Joseph McCarthy's Downfall Was Accusing the Army of Communism

In mid-1954, a riveted nation watched Senator Joseph McCarthy accuse the U.S. Army of being infiltrated by communists. But the army's lawyer, Joseph Welch refused to be bullied, and struck back.

From the Series: America in Color: The 1950s http://bit.ly/2lYGTuq


Source: Smithsonian Channel, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14CTeElwq-A
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