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Joe Investigates Communism

Joe Investigates Communism
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Title: Joe Investigates Communism
Description: As chairman of the Senate Investigating Committee Senator Joseph R. McCarthy traveled to New York City to hold closed hearings on alleged Communist espionage within the Army Signal Corp Laboratory located at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey. With him as he is about to take off from the Washington airport is Secretary of the Army Robert Stevens. Stevens attended the closed hearing as McCarthy's guest. The open hearings in Washington began on November 24, 1953.

Image ID: 48151
October 10, 1953 
United Press International Newspictures
City, State: Washington, District of Columbia
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957
Genre: Photograph
Restricted: Corbis has purchased copyright to all pre-1991 images housed in the UPI office. For reproductions and licensing rights contact copyright holder.
Subjects: Hats
Armed Forces
Outdoor photography
Clothing and dress

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