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Red Scare

Republican Sen. Margaret Chase Smith was the first in Congress to stand up to the bullying of Joe McCarthy.

PALMER RAIDS—1919-20 Read more >>

In 1919 the U.S. Attorney General swooped down on a alleged Bolshevik revolutionaries and deported them by the boatload. For a while he was a national hero; he dreamed of the White House. But then…

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