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An anti-McCarthy political flyer from the 1952 campaign

What has McCarthy done for Wisconsin?


Up for re-election in 1952, Senator Joseph McCarthy faced challenger Leonard Schmitt in the Republican primary. Schmitt's campaign produced this brochure that used quotes from prominent newspapers and politicians to try to show how little McCarthy had done for the state.

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Related Topics: World Wars and Conflicts
McCarthyism, Korea and the Cold War
Creator: Schmitt, Leonard F.
Pub Data: Merrill, Wis. : Leonard F. Schmitt for U.S. Senator ... Campaign Committee, [1952]. (pamphlet 56-2514)
Citation: "What has McCarthy done for Wisconsin?" ( Merrill, Wis. : Leonard F. Schmitt for U.S. Senator ... Campaign Committee, [1952]); online facsimile at http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1121 Online facsimile at:  http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/turningpoints/search.asp?id=1121; Visited on: 4/23/2014
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