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McCarthy and Eisenhower

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During the first months of his administration, President Dwight Eisenhower handled Joseph R. McCarthy by publicly ignoring him. However, after the abuse that General Zwicker received from Senator McCarthy's committee in January, 1954, Eisenhower felt compelled to comment. At a press conference on March 3, 1954, he was mildly critical of McCarthy's lack of fair play, but he emphatically stated that dealing with employees of the executive department was his responsibility. Within an hour Senator McCarthy responded, ratcheting up the personal clash between the two men and the constitutional clash between the two branches of government. McCarthy threatened that he would hot hesitate to expose anyone who aided Communists.

RECORD DETAILS

Image ID: 49052

Creation Date: 1954-03-03 

Creator Name: United Press

City: Washington

County: 

State: District of Columbia

Collection Name: McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957

Genre: Photograph

Original Format Type: photographic print, b&w

Original Format Number: PH 6022.1

Original Dimensions: 7 x 9.5 inches

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

RESTRICTED: Corbis has purchased copyright to all pre-1991 images housed in the UPI office. For reproductions and licensing rights contact copyright holder.

SUBJECTS

Clothing and dress

Communism

Indoor photography

Intellectual life

Men

Microphones

Persons

Political science

Politicians

Public speaking

Technology

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