December 15, 2009
The CBS blacklist during McCarthy's Red Scare
8 years ago
Good company. McCarthy would have loved playing with the Homeland Security kiddies.
From http://marketplace.publicradio.org/about/faq.html Q: Why does the broadcast always start with, "From the Frank Stanton Studios in Los Angeles, this is Marketplace?"[sic] A: The Frank Stanton Studios honor a man revered as one of the greatest defenders of First Amendment rights for broadcast journalism. Read Frank Stanton's bio. - - - - - Apropos of McCarthy, L.A. Theatre Works broadcast
last Saturday. It's sorta one-note, but tons of fun.
Sen. Joe McCarthy's Startling Morphine Source: During the 1950s Red Scare, America's first drug czar fed the opiate addiction of America's most feared senator. Loved or hated, McCarthy remains a legend. Why is his drug habit so little known?