Joe McCarthy Demagogue Hardcover Book


Demagogue: The Life and Long Shadow of Senator Joe McCarthy by Larry Tye. 

From the New York Times best-selling author, this definitive biography of the most dangerous demagogue in American history is based on the first-ever review of his personal and professional papers, medical and military records, and recently unsealed transcripts of his closed-door congressional hearings.

Also, here's some compelling history related to Wheeling from "McCarthy’s speech to a group of Republicans in Wheeling on February 9, 1950, launched the 1950s red scare, giving McCarthy a national platform that he would not relinquish for four years."