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Contents I: THIRD RAIL Prologue: The Search for Joe McCarthy 1. An Enemy of the People 2. The Caveman in the Sewer 3. He Had in His Hand 4. Stale, Warmed Over Charges 5. Unthinking the Thinkable II: BACK STORY 6. The Witching Hour 7. The Way It Worked 8. Chungking, 1944 9. Reds, Lies and Audiotape 10. When Parallels Converged 11. What Hoover Told Truman 12. Inside the State Department 13. Acts of Congress III: BLOW UP 14. Wheeling, 1950 15. Discourse on Method 16. The Tydings Version 17. Eve of Destruction 18. A Hoax and a Fraud 19. Of Names and Numbers 20. The Four Committees 21. File and Forget It 22. All Clear in Foggy Bottom 23. The Man Who Knew Too Much IV: MOLE HUNTS 24. The Trouble with Harry 25. A Book of Martyrs 26. Some Public Cases 27. Tempest in a Teacup 28. Little Red Schoolhouse 29. 'Owen Lattimore-Espionage R' 30. Dr. Jessup and Mr. Field 31. A Conspiracy So Immense 32. The Battle with Benton V: HARD BALL 33. The Perils of Power 34. Uncertain Voice 35. The Burning of the Books 36. Scott McLeod, Where Are You? 37. The Getting of J.B. Matthews 38. The Moles of Monmouth 39. A Tale of Two Generals 40. The Legend of Annie Lee Moss 41. At War with the Army 42. On Not Having Any Decency VI: END GAME 43. The Sounds of Silence 44. Sentence First, Verdict Later Conclusion: Samson in the Heathen Temple Notes Acknowledgments Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
McCarthy, Joseph, 1908-1957.
Legislators -- United States -- Biography.
United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.
United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1953.
Communism -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Anti-communist movements -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
Internal security -- United States -- History -- 20th century.