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McCarthy Campaign Brochure



McCarthy Campaign Brochure
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Title: McCarthy Campaign Brochure
Description: Campaign brochure issued in behalf of Senator Joseph R. McCarthy during his successful campaign for the U.S. Senate in 1944. The text stressed his status as a Marine officer among his qualifications for office. McCarthy was defeated in the primary by Senator Alexander Wiley who was reelected in the general election. McCarthy continued to play on his status as a Marine officer throughout his career. In 1952 he was introduced to the Republican convention as the "fighting Marine" from Wisconsin and he was escorted to the podium to the Marine Hymn.

Image ID: 47764
Creation
Date:
1944 ca.
Creator
Name:
Unknown
Collection
Name:
Wisconsin Political Vertical File, 1900-2004
Genre: Print
Subjects: Political campaigns
Ephemera
Military uniforms
World War, 1939-1945
Men
Politicians
 

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