This is a beta version of NNDB
Search: for

Joseph McCarthy

Politician (14-Nov-1908 — 2-May-1957)


John Gibbons Adams. Without Precedent: The Story of the Death of McCarthyism. New York, NY: W. W. Norton & Company. 1983. 285pp.

Jack Anderson; Ronald W. May. McCarthy: The Man, the Senator, the "Ism". Boston, MA: Beacon Press. 1952. 431pp.

Edwin R. Bayley. Joe McCarthy and the Press. University of Wisconsin Press. 1981. 282pp.

Cedric Belfrage. The American Inquisition, 1945-1960: A Profile of the "McCarthy Era". New York: Thunder's Mouth Press. 1989. 328pp.

William F. Buckley; L. Brent Bozell. McCarthy and His Enemies: The Record and Its Meaning. Chicago: Henry Regnery Company. 1954. 413pp.

Roy Cohn. McCarthy. New York: The New American Library. 1968. 292pp.

Fred J. Cook. The Nightmare Decade: The Life and Times of Senator Joe McCarthy. New York: Random House. 1971. 626pp.

Donald F. Crosby. God, Church, and Flag: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the Catholic Church, 1950-1957. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press. 1978. 307pp.

Gary Daynes. Making Villains, Making Heroes: Joseph R. McCarthy, Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Politics of American Memory. Garland Publishing. 1997.

M. Stanton Evans. Blacklisted by History: The Untold Story of Senator Joe McCarthy and His Fight Against America's Enemies. New York: Crown. 2007. 663pp.

Medford Evans. The Assassination of Joe McCarthy. Boston: Western Islands. 1970. 303pp.

William Bragg Ewald, Jr.. McCarthyism and Consensus. Summit, PA: University Press of America. 1986. 76pp.

Roberta Strauss Feuerlicht. Joe McCarthy and McCarthyism: The Hate That Haunts America. New York: McGraw-Hill Book Co.. 1972. 160pp.

Richard M. Fried. Men Against McCarthy. New York, NY: Columbia University Press. 1976. 428pp.

Richard M. Fried. Nightmare in Red: The McCarthy Era in Perspective. Oxford University Press. 1990. 244pp.

Robert C. Goldston. The American Nightmare: Senator Joseph R. McCarthy and the Politics of Hate. Indianapolis, IN: Bobbs-Merrill. 1973. 202pp.

Robert Griffith. The Politics of Fear: Joseph R. McCarthy and the Senate. University Press of Kentucky. 1970. 362pp.

Arthur Herman. Joseph McCarthy: Reexamining the Life and Legacy of America's Most Hated Senator. Old Tappan, NJ: Free Press. 2000. 416pp.

Robert P. Ingalls. Point of Order: A Profile of Senator Joe McCarthy. New York: G. P. Putnam's Sons. 1981. 160pp.

Mark Landis. Joseph McCarthy: The Politics of Chaos. Susquehanna University Press. 1987.

Allen J. Matusow. Joseph R. McCarthy. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall. 1970. 181pp.

Michael O'Brien. McCarthy and McCarthyism in Wisconsin. University of Missouri Press. 1980. 269pp.

David M. Oshinsky. Senator Joseph McCarthy and the American Labor Movement. University of Missouri Press. 1976. 206pp.

David M. Oshinsky. A Conspiracy So Immense: The World of Joe McCarthy. New York: Free Press. 1983. 597pp.

Michael Ranville. To Strike at a King: The Turning Point in the McCarthy Witch Hunts. Momentum Books, Ltd.. 1996. 302pp.

Thomas C. Reeves. The Life and Times of Joe McCarthy: A Biography. New York: Stein and Day. 1982. 819pp.

Michael Paul Rogin. The Intellectuals and McCarthy: The Radical Specter. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press. 1967. 384pp.

James Rorty; Moshe Decter. McCarthy & the Communists. Boston, MA: The Beacon Press. 1954. 163pp.

Thomas Rosteck. See It Now Confronts McCarthyism: Television Documentary and the Politics of Representation. University of Alabama Press. 1994. 240pp.

Richard Halworth Rovere. Senator Joe McCarthy. New York: Harcourt Brace & Co.. 1959. 280pp.

Shelby Scates. Maurice Rosenblatt And the Fall of Joseph Mccarthy. University of Washington Press. 2006. 135pp.

Ellen Schrecker. The Age of McCarthyism: A Brief History With Documents. Boston, MA: St. Martin's Press. 1994.

Ellen Schrecker. Many Are the Crimes: McCarthyism in America. Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1998. 592pp.

Lawrence N. Strout. Covering McCarthyism: How the Christian Science Monitor Handled Joseph R. McCarthy, 1950-1954. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press. 1999. 200pp.

Lately Thomas. When Even Angels Wept: The Senator Joseph McCarthy Affair: A Story Without a Hero. New York, NY: William Morrow & Co.. 1973. 654pp.

Tom Wicker. Shooting Star: The Brief Arc of Joseph McCarthy. Orlando, FL: Harcourt, Brace and World. 2006. 212pp.


Below are references indicating presence of this name in another database or other reference material. Most of the sources listed are encyclopedic in nature but might be limited to a specific field, such as musicians or film directors. A lack of listings here does not indicate unimportance -- we are nowhere near finished with this portion of the project -- though if many are shown it does indicate a wide recognition of this individual.

  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Internet Movie Database [link]

  4. Public Information Research Namebase [link]

  5. Wikipedia [link]

  6. Library of Congress Name Authority [link]

  7. Congressional Biography [link]

  8. Encyclopedia of American Biography (p.720)

  9. 20th Century Culture: A Biographical Companion (p.498)

  10. International Dictionary of 20th Century Biography (p.438)

  11. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.934)

  12. Webster's American Biographies (p.662)

  13. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.316)

  14. Benet's Readers Encyclopedia, 4th Edition (p.626)

  15. Obituaries from the Times 1951-1960 (pp.461-62)

  16. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.483)

  17. Who's Who in Modern History, 1860-1980 (p.213)

  18. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.180)

Do you know something we don't?
Submit a correction or make a comment about this profile

Copyright ©2019 Soylent Communications