(1) U.S. Senator and patriot.
(2) Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee
who investigated paid, Soviet agents
in the U.S. government. This
was a result of the conviction of Alger Hiss, a high level employee of the State Department, for perjury. Hiss was responsible for Poland being handed
over to the Soviet
Union after WWII
when he was FDR's State Department advisor at Yalta.
time he was also
a paid Soviet
agent, a fact which he lied
about under oath
to the U.S. Congress.
(3) Never subpoenaed anyone from Hollywood, contrary to popular belief. This
was done by the HUAC
, the House Un-American Activities Committee, headed
by Richard Nixon, then
a Congressman from California.
(4) Everyone he accused
of being a paid Soviet
agent, was found to be, when de-crypted Soviet
era intercepts, released in the 90's, named all of the accused
KGB and GRU assets.
(5) Patriotic American, successfully vilified by the Left
for doing his job, he was unjustly censured by the Senate.
Joseph McCarthy's character was assassinated by the Democrats with the help
of "journalist" Edward R. Morrow in a campaign
of mis-information that would make Josef Gobbles blush with pride.